Dozens of volunteers celebrate Earth Day by planting trees in Albuquerque community

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– Dozens of volunteers celebrated Earth Day by bringing an infusion of nature to the Wells Park neighborhood.

Community members planted about 120 trees of various species including desert willow, New Mexico olive, and red oak trees.

Among those getting their hands dirty Saturday morning was City Councilor Isaac Benton.