LEVELLAND, Texas — One hundred trees were recently provided to Keep Levelland Beautiful (KLB) as part of Houston-based Apache Corporation’s Tree Grant Program.

According to a press release from KLB, the estimated value of the grant is $3,500.

KLB said it has partnered with South Plains College (SPC) to plant the trees at the Center for Allied Health Education on campus.

The tree planting will take place beginning at noon on Friday, October 28.

SPC’s Center for Allied Health Education is located at 202 Clubview Drive.

Launched in 2005, the Apache Corporation Tree Grant Program has donated more than 5 million
trees to a wide variety of nonprofit and governmental organizations in the U.S., the press release said.

You can read the full press release from KLB below:

Keep Levelland Beautiful is the recipient of 2022 Apache Corporation Tree Grant

(Levelland, TX) — Houston-based Apache Corporation is generously providing 100 – five-gallon
trees to the Keep Levelland Beautiful program in Levelland, Texas. The estimated value of the
grant is $3,500.


Keep Levelland Beautiful has partnered with South Plains College to plant the trees. Tree
planting will begin at South Plains Campus Allied Health Building on Clubview Drive in
Levelland, TX, on October 28, 2022 at 12:00.


Launched in 2005, the Apache Corporation Tree Grant Program has donated more than 5 million
trees to a wide variety of nonprofit and governmental organizations in the U.S., including cities,
counties, schools, parks, universities, youth associations, wildlife refuges and community groups.

Apache employees often volunteer their time to support community partners in planting trees in
their communities. In 2022, the program has granted more than 245,000 trees to 40 nonprofits,
including the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.


The trees arrived in Levelland on Wednesday, October 12th and planting will be on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm. The Keep Levelland Beautiful Committee along with the South Plains Grounds Maintenance will plant the trees. The trees will beautify the South Plains College
Campus.


Trees are an invaluable natural resource. They beautify our neighborhoods, provide habitat for
wildlife and even help to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. It’s estimated that an individual tree can remove 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year from the atmosphere.