A classroom of students from Northwinds Elementary School in Buffalo hold up their new tree seedlings

Plant-A-Tree Program Starts New Generation of Trees

In 1997, Wright-Hennepin’s (WH) electric service territory was struck by a severe storm that left many mature trees bowed and broken. Since that time, WH has donated more than 220,000 seedlings to local organizations through its Plant-A-Tree program.

Creating a healthy environment for the local community

WH donates about 3,000 tree seedlings every year to our community schools, churches, cities, regional and state parks, public works departments and more. These trees Wright-Hennepin donates LED night lights to kindergarten students.help reduce carbon dioxide in the environment, create habitats for wildlife and help to make the local area beautiful. 

In 2017, WH also started donating LED night lights to kindergarten students in our service area because they are safer and more energy efficient. WH donates more than 3,000 night lights every year.

Two elementary kids plant a tree at a local park