There were 501 visitors this month, 35% less than last year’s visitation during the same month. The month before, on October 13th, President Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the One Trillion Trees Interagency Council, which will be responsible for coordinating the Federal government’s support of the global One Trillion Trees Initiative. The purpose of the EO is to promote tree growing, conservation, restoration and coordination with key stakeholders. At Washita, before the winter season fully settled in, we planted a few trees as well as some shrubs, grasses, and forbs in our Native Garden in October. They will need…

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