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NEW Zoo and ATC Partner to Provide Fresh Tree Trimmings to Animals  

American Transmission Co.’s vegetation management program helps maintain a safe and reliable electric grid for homes and businesses in Wisconsin. Recently, vegetation removed from the electric transmission rights-of-way under the direction of ATC’s certified utility arborists became part of the menu for animals at the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park in Green Bay, Wis.   “Trees can compromise safety or cause interruptions […]

ATC accepting applications for community planting and pollinator habitat programs

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Today through Sept. 30, 2021, American Transmission Co. is accepting applications for planting projects in communities in our service area through the annual Community Planting and Pollinator Habitat grant programs. “These programs enable us to encourage and support communities to plant trees and vegetation that will beautify communities in a way that […]

Free ATC Grow Smart® seed packs available at local libraries

Nearly 70 libraries in Brown, Dane, Dickinson, Jefferson, Milwaukee and Waukesha counties are giving away free smooth blue aster and butterfly weed seed packets, while supplies last, courtesy of American Transmission Co.’s Grow Smart® program. ATC’s Grow Smart® program helps property owners and communities identify low-growing, beautiful vegetation that can be planted in and near […]

ATC and Melinda Myers kick off summer Grow Smart gardening series  

The summer growing season is upon us and that means nationally known gardening expert Melinda Myers is promoting planting low-growing, native vegetation as part of our Grow Smart program. This year, we are pleased to continue sponsoring Melinda’s live event appearances and free virtual gardening seminars. If you or someone you know is looking for some […]

Kronenwetter, Marshfield and Stevens Point add trees with help from ATC

Three central Wisconsin municipalities recently increased their tree populations with the help of grants from American Transmission Co.’s Community Planting Program. The program encourages and supports communities in planting trees and vegetation that enhance the local area without compromising the safety and reliability of the electric transmission system. The Village of Kronenwetter planted 10 trees […]