Volunteers planting 58 trees at ASH Centre for Arbor Day

29 April, 2018, 22:04 | Author: Colin Gill
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"Today we planted 100 trees out here in celebration of our 100th anniversary and we've established a tree centennial collection out here", said David Sivyer with the Milwaukee Forestry Services.

And, in honor of Arbor Day, one more was added to the total.

Committee members are putting emphasis on regular maintenance of the community's urban tree canopy.

Details for all the events can be found on the website of Cleveland's Office of Sustainability.

Mayor Randy Meininger read a proclamation for Arbor Day, then fourth graders from Westmoor Elementary School in Scottsbluff presented a skit on the significance of the day. These trees and plants cannot only feed birds but also make your yard look great.

On Friday morning, chattering children ran from a sidewalk to the nearby Swart-Wilcox grounds and the site of the pre-planted birch tree.

The tree planted by the students is a new species for La Crosse parks, a dawn redwood that's native to China but has grown successfully around the world.

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Morton and his new bride came to Nebraska in the mid-1800 and noticed the lack of trees.

Given the often unpredictable weather in late April, the group decided it was time for a change so they headed to the Maine Legislature where they proposed a bill that would establish Arbor Week in May.

Department of Public Works Commissioner Anthony "Skip" Scirocco explained how Saratoga Springs joined over 3,400 communities nationwide last July as a Tree City USA.

Those benefits include producing shade, improving air quality, reducing storm runoff and enhancing property values.

State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball said, "New York is home to millions of acres of trees and forested lands".

Larger cities such as Louisville and Nashville are considered "heat islands" because they have a higher temperature than smaller areas in the countryside, he said.

On post, foresters are responsible for trees inside and outside the cantonment area. Maps prepared for the plan show that downtown and Central are among the grayest, with coverage of 4 percent, while Kamm's Corners and a section of South Collinwood called Euclid Green are among the greenest.

Arbor Day celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting. Even Arthur Manby, know for shady dealings in the late 1800s, at least contributed to planting some nice shady trees back in the day before he was killed, according to Paul Bryan Jones, a certified and consulting arborist in Taos.


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