Pendleton community comes together for 'Recovery Tree' event

Volunteers needed to replace hundreds of trees lost in tornado.

Pendleton community comes together for 'Recovery Tree' event

Volunteers needed to replace hundreds of trees lost in tornado

 

By: Timberly Ferree, Indiana Environmental Reporter
Date: October 15, 2020

Pendleton, Indiana may have lost nearly 500 trees to a 2019 tornado, but with the support of community, grants and volunteers it’s about to gain them back.

The town was hit by an EF2 tornado that ripped through its historic residential area, historic downtown and historic park on Memorial Day in 2019.

“These three areas are some of the most beloved parts of our community,” explained Rachel Christenson, who serves as Pendleton’s planning director.

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