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Buckley AFB celebrates Earth and Arbor Day

Col. Rose Jourdan, 460th Mission Support Group commander, receives a sticker from Keith Wood, forester for the Community Forestry Division Colorado State Service during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. This year celebrated Buckley’s 11th year of qualifying for Tree City USA, a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Col. Rose Jourdan, 460th Mission Support Group commander, receives a sticker from Keith Wood, forester for the Community Forestry Division Colorado State Service during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. This year celebrated Buckley’s 11th year of qualifying for Tree City USA, a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Col. Rose Jourdan, 460th Mission Support Group commander, signs an annual proclamation during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. In 1970, President Richard Nixon proclaimed the last Friday in April as National Arbor Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Col. Rose Jourdan, 460th Mission Support Group commander, signs an annual proclamation during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. In 1970, President Richard Nixon proclaimed the last Friday in April as National Arbor Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Children from A-Basin Child Development Center line up prior to getting shovels during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Earth Day had reached into its current status as the largest secular observance in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year, and a day of action that changes human behavior and provokes policy changes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Children from A-Basin Child Development Center line up prior to getting shovels during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Earth Day had reached into its current status as the largest secular observance in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year, and a day of action that changes human behavior and provokes policy changes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

A child from A-Basin Child Development Center shovels dirt onto the newly planted tree during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The fight for a cleaner environment continues with increasing urgency, as the ravages of climate change become more manifest every day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

A child from A-Basin Child Development Center shovels dirt onto the newly planted tree during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The fight for a cleaner environment continues with increasing urgency, as the ravages of climate change become more manifest every day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Parents and children from A-Basin Child Development Center gather together during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Trees isolate carbon that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere, warming Earth, and provides shade that lowers the need for air conditioning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

Parents and children from A-Basin Child Development Center gather together during an Earth and Arbor Day celebration April 21, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Trees isolate carbon that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere, warming Earth, and provides shade that lowers the need for air conditioning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- This year celebrated Buckley's 11th year of qualifying for Tree City USA, a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees.
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