Arbor Day 2011 April 12, 2011 Community Development
Help Us Celebrate! A list of events is available at www.tigard-or.gov/arborday. Penny's Puppets presents Where Is Lilly the Catapilly? Tree Care Workshop- Hazard Trees Terrific Tree Crafts Urban Forestry Code Revisions Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting SOLV-IT Ivy Pull
Tree City USA • We met the four requirements to become a Tree City USA for the 10th consecutive year. • We planted over 13,000 trees last year in the City’s parks, schools, and along streams and streets.
Growth Award • Tigard is the recipient of a Tree City USA growth award for expanded urban forestry efforts including: • Street tree planting in Capital Improvement Projects • Sending postcards to all new City residents • Holding community-wide tree events
Celebration Planting • To celebrate Arbor Day and earning the Growth Award, the City and the Tigard-Tualatin School District (TTSD) joined forces to plant over 100 trees on the Metzger Elementary School campus. • In addition, over 100 trees were planted at both the Templeton Elementary and Twality Middle campuses
Arbor Day Celebration • Metzger Elementary School second grade performances • Fifth grade marimba band • Ceremonial planting of six courtyard trees – one for each grade level.
Tree Stewardship Every year the City of Tigard presents Tree Stewardship Awards to individuals, businesses, or organizations who contribute to our city’s beautiful urban forest To further celebrate urban forestry accomplishments in Tigard during 2009, we would like to recognize the hard work of the Tigard Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board • “The efforts of the PRAB have made a lasting impression on urban forestry in Tigard for generations to come, and this is why they deserve the 2011 Tree Stewardship Award.” • Dave Walsh, Planning Commission President
Thank You • To all of our volunteers and residents who have planted and cared for trees over the past year.