500 trees to be planted at site of Bell County mine

500 trees to be planted at site of former surface mine in Bell County


STONEY FORK, Ky. (AP) - Five hundred trees will be planted at a former surface mine in Stoney Fork in Bell County.

The planting is scheduled for Friday at the J.W. Resources surface mine.

A news release from the state Energy and Environment Cabinet says students will help plant some 500 native Appalachian hardwood seedlings at the site.

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