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Tree City Easton!
April 30 @ 5:30 pm
This Arbor Day let’s celebrate Easton for being a Tree City USA* for 21 years!
Join the celebration on Friday April 30th at 5:30 pm at the Blue Bridge on the Karl Stirner Arts Trail.
Following a reading of the Tree City Proclamation and the revealing of ‘Trees of Easton’ Posters**, there will be a guided walk by City of Easton Forester, Rob Christopher, to explore the trees along KSAT.
COVID precautions will be followed including social distancing.
*Tree Cities maintain a tree board or department, have a community tree ordinance, spend at least $2 per capita on urban forestry and celebrate Arbor Day.
**Do you have a tree in your life that you would love to recognize? Do you admire a certain tree on your walk around town? Nominate it to be features on a “Trees of Easton” Poster!
We are asking residents to nominate a tree for inclusion in the poster by submitting a high-resolution photograph, along with your name, the location of the tree, the kind of tree (if known) and finally, a sentence or two on why you chose the tree. 12 – 16 photographs will be selected by NNC’s resident artist, Tom Maxfield and Easton’s City Forester, Rob Christopher. Those who are selected will be credited, given a free poster and receive our sincerest “thank you” at our Arbor Day poster reveal. The poster will be available locally (recommended $5 donation) with proceeds to support NNC programming. Please email your submissions to [email protected] by April 16th.
This event is part of outreach for the CREATE Resilience project led by the Nurture Nature Center, Inc., under award NA18SEC0080005 from the Environmental Literacy Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or the U.S. Department of Commerce.