All Regions Services http://redriverradio.org en Tree planting season ramps up, foreign workers get it done http://redriverradio.org/post/tree-planting-season-ramps-foreign-workers-get-it-done <p>A Bossier City firm will plant 6 million loblolly pine and other hardwood varieties on managed timberland in the Ark-La-Tex this winter. Lorenzo Tunek, owner of All Regions Services, Inc.,&nbsp;is in the process of hiring about 60 temporary workers from Mexico.</p><p></p><p>Tunek can’t find anyone locally who’s willing to do this kind of backbreaking work. Each worker will plant about 3,000&nbsp;seedlings per day. Tunek&nbsp;said &nbsp;they’re paid by the number of trees they plant.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:43:26 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 35442 at http://redriverradio.org Tree planting season ramps up, foreign workers get it done