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Photos: Trees planted at Cascade Lake Park

Mayor Kim Norton and representatives from Rochester’s partner City, Münster, Germany hosted a tree planting at Cascade Lake Park in honor of Rochester and Münster's Climate-Smart Municipalities partnership. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city, funded by the mayor.

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Cascade Lake Park Tree Planting
Rochester Mayor Kim Norton, right, works alongside Birgit Wildt, Thomas Werner, and Thomas Armoneit, all representatives from Rochester's partner city, Münster, to plant a tree, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester, Minnesota. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city funded by the mayor.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Cascade Lake Park Tree Planting
Rochester City Forester Jeff Haberman does a quick demonstration before trees are planted with representatives from Rochester's partner city, Münster, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester, Minnesota. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city funded by the mayor.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Cascade Lake Park Tree Planting
Rochester City Forester Jeff Haberman does a quick demonstration before trees are planted with representatives from Rochester's partner city, Münster, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester, Minnesota. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city funded by the mayor.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Cascade Lake Park Tree Planting
Rochester City Forester Jeff Haberman does a quick demonstration before trees are planted with representatives from Rochester's partner city, Münster, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester, Minnesota. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city funded by the mayor.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Cascade Lake Park Tree Planting
Rochester Mayor Kim Norton digs a hole to plant a tree with representatives from Rochester's partner city, Münster, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester, Minnesota. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city funded by the mayor.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Cascade Lake Park Tree Planting
Trees are unloaded to be planted with representatives from Rochester's partner city, Münster, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cascade Lake Park in Rochester, Minnesota. The trees are part of the Mayor's grove, an ongoing program to plant trees throughout the city funded by the mayor.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin

Traci Westcott is a photojournalist for the Post Bulletin covering the southeast Minnesota region. Before she moved to Rochester, she was a photography intern for the Dubois County Herald in Jasper, Indiana. Readers can reach Traci at 507-281-7470 or twestcott@postbulletin.com.
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