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☷ City of Reno Nevada - City of Reno invites public to celebrate 150th anniversary of Arbor Day 28 April 2022
City of Reno , state Nevada ( By Press Release office)
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On Friday , April 29 , 2022 , at 2:30 p . m . , the City of Reno will commemorate Arbor Day 2022 , the
150th anniversary of Arbor Day
, the 50th anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation , and the City ' s 40th year as a
Tree City USA
with a Proclamation and ceremonial tree planting at Powning Veterans Memorial Park . Two new trees will be planted during the event .
“What a special day this will be , ” Reno City Councilmember Naomi Duerr said . “Not only is it the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day , but we also launched
six years ago to the day at Powning Veterans Memorial Park . ”
ReLEAF Reno is a City - sponsored program designed to preserve and expand Reno’s urban forest . Today , Reno’s tree canopy is around 5 percent . The goal of ReLEAF Reno is to preserve the health of existing trees and expand our urban tree canopy .
ReLEAF Reno T - shirts
can be purchased online and will be available for sale at the event , to go toward this important cause .
Share Your #ArborDay
During the week of Arbor Day , April 22 - 29 , your social media post can turn into trees planted! The
Arbor Day Foundation
will plant one tree for each Instagram , Twitter , or Facebook post with the hashtag #ArborDay , up to 75 , 000 trees .
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