Plant Trees

Minnesota is a state that cares about its trees. Many communities in Minnesota are lined with them. People plant trees to: add beauty, provide shade, create wildlife habitat, block harsh winds, increase property values, control stormwater runoff, produce food, create recreational opportunities, and build a future source of income. To enjoy these benefits, trees need to be planted strong so they live long.


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2015 State Arbor Month Celebration

Event Title: State of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board's Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Stewart Park, 2700 S 12th Ave., Minneapolis 55407
Date: May 14, 2015
Time: 8 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. tree planting with Andersen United Community School students, ceremony at 12:45 p.m.
Additional Information: about 1,300 school children will help plant over 150 trees, appearance by Elmer, performance by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

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