Trees Planted to Honor UM Graduates

Seedlings are being planted in the Flathead National Forest on the 3,600 acre Bandy Ranch dedicated to the University of Montana graduates for 2020 in lieu of a commencement ceremony halted by the global outbreak of COVID-19. The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation which operates a nursery in Missoula secured around 2,100 seedlings for around $1 apiece.