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Apache tree planting, Memorial Park, Jan. 2016, Apache Grove
The 17-foot tall, 7-caliber live oak ready to be planted in Apache Grove in Memorial Park. Photo by Shelby Hodge
Apache tree planting, Memorial Park, Jan. 2016, Obie O'Brien, Sylvester Turner, John J. Christmann IV
Apache VP of governmental affairs Obie O'Brien, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Apache president and CEO John J. Christmann IV. Courtesy of Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner
Apache tree planting, Memorial Park, Jan. 2016, redbud trees for babies
Apache families with new babies gather to celebrate the planting of redbud trees in their honor. Courtesy of Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner
Apache tree planting, Memorial Park, Jan. 2016, Apache Grove
The Apache Tree Grant program was started by the energy company founder Raymond Plank. Photo by Shelby Hodge
Apache tree planting, Memorial Park, Jan. 2016, redbud trees for babies
Into the ground for the massive live oak tree now growing in the Apache Grove in Memorial Park. Courtesy of Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner
Apache tree planting, Memorial Park, Jan. 2016, Apache Grove
Thirty 15-gallon redbuds and assorted trees also added to the park. Photo by Shelby Hodge