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Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) and a scout from Springfield’s Troop 1140 put the finishing touches on a newly planted sapling.

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Springfield Boy Scouts Help Plant Trees at Burke Lake Park

New trees replace mature ones torn down by Burke Lake Dam renovation.

When the renovation of Burke Lake Dam began last fall, many residents in the leafy South Run neighborhood were concerned about the dozens of mature trees construction crews had to rip out to gain access to the dam.


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