Community Invited To Arbor Day Celebration Friday At Riverview Park

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Chattanooga Tree Commission, the City of Chattanooga’s Parks Maintenance Division, and the Riverview Garden Club will celebrate Arbor Day at Riverview Park with the ceremonial planting of two oak trees, which will improve the park and enhance the neighborhood. The event will be This Friday, at 11 a.m.

Officials from the City of Chattanooga will join the celebration Friday and assist in planting the oak trees at Riverview Park.

These are the first of 30 trees that will be planted under the neighborhood street tree planting initiative, which will help improve the park and enhance the neighborhood. A representative from the Tennessee Division of Forestry will certify Chattanooga as a Tree City community for the 27th consecutive year. The public is invited to attend Friday’s ceremony.

On Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., the remaining 28 trees will be planted by volunteers from the Riverview Neighborhood and Volkswagen. The group welcomes additional volunteers who wish to participate in the Saturday planting event. All necessary tools and the trees will be provided.

For more information on the City of Chattanooga’s Forestry Division, visit http://www.chattanooga.gov/public-works/street-maint. For more information on Arbor Day, visit www.arborday.org.



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