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Protecting pollinators and their habitats

When’s the last time you thanked a pollinator? Perhaps it’s time you did. This week is National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate pollinators and focus on what we can do to help them thrive. Globally, about 1,000 plants we depend on for food and products need to be pollinated by animals. About 75% of […]

ATC commits $150,000 to pandemic-related relief causes

American Transmission Co. is powering through these trying times by helping to keep the lights on, businesses running and communities strong. For communities we serve, ATC is supporting organizations and causes that are lending a hand to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have committed $150,000 to organizations in our service area for […]

Village of Rochester starts arboretum with support from ATC

The Village of Rochester recently planted 11 trees thanks to a $2,000 grant from American Transmission Co.’s Community Planting Program. The trees, a mix of birch, oak, honey locust and cypress, were planted near the village hall and public library. “Many of the trees in our village are nearing the end of their lifecycle,” said […]

Go native during national gardening week

Happy National Gardening Week. ATC encourages you to get your hands dirty  and plant some pollinator-friendly plants this week! What exactly are pollinator-friendly plants? They can be flowering plants, trees and shrubs that provide nutrient-rich nectar or serve as host plants for caterpillars. Native plants, however, are the most important ones since pollinators co-evolved with […]

Celebrating national prairie day

June 6 is National Prairie Day and we’re honoring these amazing ecosystems that once covered 400,000 square miles of North America. At one time, the North American prairies stretched from the Rocky Mountains to east of the Mississippi River, and from Saskatchewan, Canada, south into Texas. It was our continent’s largest continuous ecosystem and supported […]