Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Brunswick
BRUNSWICK, GA (April 10, 2019) – Join the City of Brunswick Tree Board, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and Golden Isles Fund for Trees for multiple Arbor Day observances and activities.
“The City of Brunswick is pleased to observe National Arbor Day this year by planting two live oak trees in Mary Ross Park. As a Tree City, we strive to preserve and continue to grow our tree canopy in the City,” said Beatrice Soler, liaison to the City Tree Board. “Our Community-wide partners are an integral part of our Arbor Day Celebration. We invite all Golden Islanders and visitors to join our planned Arbor Day activities.”
CEREMONIAL TREE PLANTING, April 26 – Celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 26 at, 4PM in downtown Brunswick’s Mary Ross Park for the planting of two live oak trees, replacing two previously there. All ages welcome, especially children.
LOVER’S OAK FESTIVAL, April 27 – Join in the fun at the Lover’s Oak Festival as activities swirl around the 400+ year old oak tree on Albany Street. Music, stories, kid’s craft/planting activities, and open air art will be part of the fun and local tree experts will be on hand to answer planting questions. All activities take place in the 800 block of Albany Street, 9AM-NOON.
TREE-MENDOUS TREE CONTEST, through May 17 – The City of Brunswick’s Tree Board is searching for the largest trees of four species within the City limits. The TREE-mendous tree search will recognize the trees and their owners with a certificate presented by the Mayor. Eligible species of trees: Southern Live Oak, America Sycamore, Southern Magnolia, Eastern Red Cedar. Applications are due May 17, 2019 and can be obtained from Old and New City Hall. Measurement procedures are included in the application packet.
For more information, contact the City of Brunswick at 267-5500.