The Milwaukee Bucks and ATC help make Wisconsin schools a little greener

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The American Transmission Company (ATC) and the Milwaukee Bucks teamed up to plant 612 trees at almost 120 schools in Wisconsin.

The program called "Trees for Threes" is based on the number of three pointers the Bucks make at Fiserv during the regular season. This season they made 612 three pointers, which is a new franchise record, and that equals 612 trees that get donated by ATC.

In a tree planting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16, about 50 students from Milwaukee College Prep planted three trees that the school received from the program.

"Trees create healthier communities, they clean our air and they filter our water," said Greg Levesque, ATC Vice President of External Affairs and Communications.

"We could not be more excited to be here at MCP to tip off the first of many tree plantings," said Bucks Executive Vice President of Business Operations and Milwaukee College Prep board member Raven Jemison. 

This is the seventh consecutive year of the 'Trees for Threes' program and the Bucks with ATC have donated more than 3,500 trees to help make Wisconsin greener.

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