Team Beale celebrates Earth Day

Chadwick McCready, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron biologist teaches a group of volunteers facts about native tree species April 21, 2017 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The group planted 16 seedlings and saplings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Chadwick McCready, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron biologist teaches a group of volunteers facts about native tree species April 21, 2017 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The group planted 16 seedlings and saplings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Volunteers planted many trees in celebration of Earth Day including Box elder trees April 21, 2017 at Beale Air Force Base, California. Box elder trees can be found across the United States and the tallest can grow up to 80 feet in height. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Volunteers planted many trees in celebration of Earth Day including Box elder trees April 21, 2017 at Beale Air Force Base, California. Box elder trees can be found across the United States and the tallest can grow up to 80 feet in height. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Volunteers prepare to plant a tree April 21, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The group planted 16 trees in Ryden Park. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Volunteers prepare to plant a tree April 21, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The group planted 16 trees in Ryden Park. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Chadwick McCready, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron biologist, plants a sapling April 21, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. When the trees mature they will provide shade, habitat, and food for the native wildlife. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Chadwick McCready, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron biologist, plants a sapling April 21, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. When the trees mature they will provide shade, habitat, and food for the native wildlife. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Ann Bedlion, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron natural and cultural resource manager, removes weeds in order to plant a tree April 21, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The enviromental office capped off Earth Week with the tree planting. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

Ann Bedlion, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron natural and cultural resource manager, removes weeds in order to plant a tree April 21, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The enviromental office capped off Earth Week with the tree planting. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 9th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted a native tree planting near Ryden Park in celebration of Earth Day. Volunteers learned about Northern California's natural history and planted 16 seedlings and saplings.