this clip you can see how tree planting was done. The
tool was driven into the ground, an opening made, a tree inserted,
and then packed with the foot as the tree planter walked on
to the next plating site. Rows of tree planters walked
along the once forested hill side planting new trees.
Credit: "Mt. Seymour Conscientious Objectors Camp in BC,
1941-43, Andy Steckly Film.