Great Bend’s tree replacement program

Many people would be surprised to know the city of Great Bend operates their own tree nursery. According to Public Lands Director Scott Keeler, the nursery is located near the Great Bend Airport and got its start over 22 years ago.

By having the nursery in place, Keeler says the city saves thousands of dollars when they have to replant indigenous trees that have fallen victim to either disease, weather or just old age.

(Read more: Great Bend Post)