136 trees being planted across seven Brownsville ISD schools
A $40,000 tree planting project kicked off Wednesday in Brownsville.
The Brownsville Independent School District will use the money to get 136 trees into the ground.
One tree was planted Wednesday at Peña Elementary School, it is one of the seven campuses chosen for the project.
Peña Elementary will get 20 trees, the principle says the students will help take care of them.
Channel 5 News learned that the school district secured grant money to pay for the trees.