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Tree Give-Away Part Of DP&L 'Right Tree, Right Place' Campaign

Dayton Power & Light

Continuing their Right Tree, Right Place program this fall, DP&L is reminding residents how important selecting the right tree is when planting close to power lines. 

With both environmental and safety concerns in mind, DP&L says “trees are an important part of the environment that beautify our neighborhoods and communities,” and also says that “trees too close to power lines can become a hazard and contribute to power outages.”

By working with several area partners, the Right Tree, Right Place program also provides residents and larger communities power-line-friendly trees to plant—DP&L’s website provides a list of recommended trees for the Miami Valley and how to access their tree give-a-way programs.

To get details on how the program works, WYSO’s Jerry Kenney spoke with Holly Wiggins, director of community and corporate social responsibility program with DP&L.