Tomorrow: Arbor Day Tree Planting & Awards Ceremony

Apr 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan in conjunction with Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Providence Parks Department, Rhode Island Tree Council, RI Department of Environmental Management, National Grid, Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, and Mount Pleasant High School students, administrators and faculty will tomorrow host an Arbor Day Celebration at Mount Pleasant High School. This year, 20 trees will be planted at Mount Pleasant High School and 600 trees will be planted city-wide.

The Arbor Day event will include a tree planting ceremony, and the Tree City USA Award will be presented to the City of Providence by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. The Rhode Island Tree Council will be on site with educational booths, and certified arborists will field questions on tree planting and care. The event is free and open to the public.

WHO:         Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan, Mayor Jorge Elorza, National Grid CEO Tim Horan,  RI Tree Council Chair Doris Alberg,  RIDEM Director Janet Coit, Providence Parks Department, Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, Mt. Pleasant High School administrators, teachers, and students.

WHAT:       Arbor Day Event

WHERE:     Mount Pleasant High School, 434 Mt Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908

WHEN:     Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11:00 am

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