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Tree-planting event is part of a larger effort to use new research to reforest former coal mine land throughout Appalachia.
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Tree-planting event is part of a larger effort to use new research to reforest former coal mine land throughout Appalachia.

Kentucky writers, artists are planting trees. This is why.

April 10, 2018 03:10 PM

About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.