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Photo gallery: Utah Jazz, students plant trees in Salt Lake County

Published: Tuesday, April 9 2013 3:44 p.m. MDT

The Jazz Bear helps 47 Murray High students plant 10 cottonwood trees at the Kennecott Nature Center in Murray. The event is part of a 10 year plan to plant 1 million trees in Utah.

Stuart Johnson, Deseret News

MURRAY — In partnership with TreeUtah and Salt Lake County's 1 Million Trees for 1 Million People program, AT&T and the Utah Jazz hosted a community tree planting at the Kennecott Nature Center in Murray, planting trees with Murray High students. 

During a halftime ceremony at Tuesday night's Jazz game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, AT&T officials presented TreeUtah and Salt Lake County with a $10,000 donation to benefit the tree initiative. To further assist with the effort, the first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive free tree saplings, courtesy of AT&T. 

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