October 13, 2006

Shell to contribute $200,000 to plant trees in Alberta and B.C.

Calgary, Alberta – Shell Canada Limited has announced a contribution of over $200,000 to Tree Canada to plant more than 70,000 trees in Alberta and British Columbia. Since 1998, Shell Canada has contributed more than $800,000 to Tree Canada programs, resulting in more than 700,000 trees planted across Canada.

The 2006-2007 program includes replanting lands in northeast British Columbia that have been affected by the mountain pine beetle outbreak. In British Columbia, trees will be planted in Charlie Lake Park, Beatton Lake Park, Gwilliam Park and Fort St. John; Alberta planting areas include the Regional District of Peace River, Fort Saskatchewan, Strathcona County and the Buffalo Lake Moraine Conservation Area near Stettler.

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