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Annual Tree Sale Benefits Local Teens in Portage County

The annual Christmas tree sale held at the Stevens Point Area YMCA helps raise money for the teen center. For over 40 years, the tree sale has taken place at the YMCA, and it’s not the average tree sale. Tiffany Praeger, the teen department director, has been helping the tree sale for six years. “The proceeds go to our teen department ... Read More »

UWSP Adds ‘Tree Campus USA’ to List of Environmental Accolades

A top-notch forestry program and renowned College of Natural Resources have helped put Stevens Point on the map. The Arbor Day Foundation has nominated the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as a Tree Campus USA, an honor given to colleges and universities that meet standards for healthy urban forests. The five standards every Tree Campus USA must meet include a campus tree advisory ... Read More »