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Posted on: April 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Volunteers for Arbor Day

WAUKESHA COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO PLANT ARBOR DAY TREE, ENCOURAGES VOLUNTEERS FOR TREE PLANTING EVENT

Volunteers to Receive Free Seedlings for Home

(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow will be planting a tree on Moor Downs Golf Course on Friday, April 26 to celebrate Arbor Day. The planting event also kicks off the park system’s annual large-scale volunteer tree planting event on Saturday, April 27.  

“The County’s commitment to planting trees in our parks improves the natural areas in our parks and enhances the beauty of our public spaces,” said County Executive Paul Farrow. “I encourage ArborDay2018PlantingPaulFarrowresidents to join in the Arbor Day planting celebration on Saturday – it’s a fun park tradition!” 

County Executive Paul Farrow will be available for interviews and photo opportunities on Friday, April 26 from noon to 1 p.m. at Moor Downs Golf Course, 438 Prospect Avenue, Waukesha.

Residents and groups are invited to help enhance the forested areas of Muskego Park by assisting in the planting of 250 native tree seedlings from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Nursery on Saturday, April 27 between 9 a.m. and noon. Muskego Park is located at S83W20370 Janesville Rd. in Muskego. 

Volunteers interested in assisting with planting the native tree seedlings should pre-register for a time slot online at www.waukeshacounty.gov/arborday. Attendees will receive free park entrance and a free seedling to take home (while supplies last). Pre-registration is required by April 19 to ensure a spot. 

About the Waukesha County Park System

Waukesha County Park System is a natural resource based park system that demonstrates stewardship while providing recreational and educational opportunities. For more information, visit our web site at www.waukeshacountyparks.com or follow @WaukeshaCoParks on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

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