Newberry hosts “Tree-Planting Demonstration Celebration”
Newberry has designated itself as a Tree City USA location.
A “Tree-Planting Demonstration Celebration” event was held
Wednesday afternoon at the Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, and local students along with volunteers gathered to plant numerous native trees.
The Florida Forest Service gave the city an Urban and Community Forestry grant. It was intended to provide other interested groups with volunteer opportunities . In addition to being a hands-on educational opportunity, local state foresters and community volunteers have assisted the city with this project .
The city will also be producing video of the event as a part of a conservation-related video series.
In addition to the event today, the tree-planting process
will take place later this week near the Easton-Newberry Sports Complex entryway.
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