Village celebrates Arbor Day in Blackberry Creek

By on April 18, 2013

ELBURN—The village of Elburn, qualified for the 14th year as a Tree City USA, will celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree in Oak Park in the Blackberry Creek Subdivision. Oak Park is located at Patriot Parkway and Robinson Street.

The short ceremony, which will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, will include a reading of the “Arbor Day Proclamation,” Joyce Kilmer’s famous poem about trees, and an explanation of the importance of Arbor Day.

The Tree City designation award is a reflection of commitment to tree preservation, tree education and tree health throughout the village.