May 23, 2024

ATC and employees support Arbor Day and Earth Day activities

ATC’s “we care” value goes beyond our employees’ well-being; it also extends to the care of our community and environment. Throughout the months of April, May and June, ATC will sponsor several events in the spirit of Arbor Day and Earth Day to support the green spaces in our footprint. 

This year, 14 communities in Wisconsin and Michigan hosted (or will host) Arbor Day celebrations with the support of ATC. Our donations helped local municipalities to plant trees and bring together community members. ATC donated $10,000 this year across the participating communities to support tree planting ceremonies. 

ATC employees also got in on the action by volunteering their time and talents to support multiple eco efforts across Wisconsin and Michigan. 

Several employees recently supported a tree planting at the MacKenzie Environmental Center in Poynette, Wis. The project involved planting 75 hackberry, sugar maple and black cherry seedlings to replace trees that had been removed due to spongy moth infestation. 

Ten more ATC employees supported clean-up efforts at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary in Green Bay. The team cleaned up fallen branches over 8.22 acres and helped clean up a smaller area that had invasive garlic mustard growing. 

Additionally, several employees supported the Dickinson Conservation District at their annual Spring Tree Sale Fundraiser. Employees greeted buyers and handed out orders, as well as packaged various types of plants and trees into bundles to sell. 

Employees also participated in environmental volunteer work by attending the Mustard Pull-A-Thon through the Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium at Riveredge Nature Center in Saukville, Wis. With the help of volunteers, Riveredge was able to reclaim a significant portion of the land at the Mayhew Woods from invasive mustard plants. 

Thank you to all the employees who live our values by supporting these environmental causes!