Plant A Tree On Arbor Day April 29, 2017

by The Editors on March 28, 2017

The City of Carlsbad is celebrating Arbor Day, Saturday, April 29, 2017 by working with local volunteers to plant trees at Stagecoach Community Park, located at 3420 Camino de los Coches in the lower picnic area.

For all the official details, please follow the jump, or click here to view the flyer.

Arbor Day Tree Planting At A Glance
· The tree-planting activities take place throughout the park from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
· Volunteer registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by a tree planting demonstration.
· The Arbor Day effort will help Carlsbad retain its status as a Tree City USA for the 13th consecutive year.
· This designation is given by the National Arbor Day Foundation and acknowledges the city’s ongoing commitment to tree care and urban forest sustainability.
· Tools will be provided for all volunteers. Volunteers should wear work gloves, a hat, sunscreen and closed toe shoes. It is requested that volunteers bring additional shovels, if possible.
· Children age 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

View flier

More Information
The event at Stagecoach Community Park will feature tree maintenance displays and booths from:
· CAL FIRE
· SDG&E
· Davey Tree
· Davey Resource Group
· Western Environmental Consultants
· West Coast Arborists

Even More Information
· The Arbor Day celebration is part of the city’s Earth Month campaign, designed to encourage recycling and increase awareness of sustainable practices in Carlsbad.
· The campaign was created to support California’s ambitious goal of 75 percent recycling, composting or source reduction of solid waste by 2020.
· The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, known as CalRecycle, is leading the statewide efforts to decrease California’s reliance on landfills.

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