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Arbor Day Celebration

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Tree City USA Arbor Day Celebration - 30 Years!

This event is free and open to the public.

A representative from the Fort Collins District of the Colorado State Forest Service will be present to award the City of Loveland with its 30th consecutive Tree City USA award.

Tree City USA awards recognize the efforts of volunteers and staff to maintain and enhance the diversity, beauty, and safety of Loveland's community forest.

The celebration of Arbor Day is not limited to a single day. This year, the City will be planting trees at various sites in the community. All are welcome to participate. Contact the Parks’ Forestry Specialist, Jeff Caputo, at 970.962.3459 to volunteer.

National Arbor Day is April 26, 2019.

Activitiesmap of Mehaffey Park Arbor Day event

The Arbor Day ceremony will take place in between the lower shelters at Mehaffey Park accessed from 22nd St. entry.

11:00 - 11:05A

Welcome and introduction of Arbor Day guests

11:05 - 11:10A

Reading of the Arbor Day Proclamation

11:10 - 11:15A

Presentation of the 30th Tree City USA award

11:15 - 11:20A

Recognition of staff and volunteer groups

11:20 - 11:30A

Tree planting

City Councilors, Mayor Jacki Marsh, City Manager Steve Adams, guests and staff will plant our 30th tree near the lower shelters at Mehaffey Park.

Run For the Trees 5:00 - 7:00P

Sweetheart City Racing will hold a two mile Run For the Trees run/walk later in the day to benefit tree planting for the Parks & Recreation Foundation. For more information, please visit
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