Planting the Future

November 26th, 2019 1:48 PM

Claire Quilty, 6, left, hands off a seed to plant to Sophie Lesniak, 5, on Saturday, Nov. 23, during the 13th Annual 1000 Tree Planting Project in Riverside, Ill. | ALEX ROGALS/Staff Photographer

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Among the volunteers helping plant native tree seeds in the wooded areas near the Des Plaines River in Riverside on Nov. 23 during the annual 1,000 Tree Planting Project led by resident Tom Sisulak were students from Hollywood School. Clockwise from top left, Sophie Lesniak takes a seed to plant from a fellow volunteer; Claire Quilty, 6, and Adelynn Lesniak, 7, examine the seeds they are about to plant; Sophie and Adelynn Lesniak clear an area to plant a tree seed, seen in the final photo.

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