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Arbor Day

When:
April 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am America/New York Timezone
2016-04-30T10:00:00-04:00
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Where:
Peterkin Park

The Village of Amityville Park Commission Invites you to Celerbrate Arbor Day at Peterkin Park on Oak Street.

  • Plant a ceremonial tree
  • Plant tree seedlings in the Park
  • Plant a free seedlings to take home with youarborday
  • Park clean up

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Trees can reduce the erosion of our precious topsoil by wind and water
  • Trees can cut heating and cooling costs by up to 35%
  • Trees moderate the temperature, clean the air, produce life-giving oxygen, and provide habitats for wildlife and songbirds
  • Trees are a renewable resource giving us paper, wood for our homes and fuel for our fires
  • Trees in our Village increase property values up to 15% or more, enhance the economic vitality of business areas and beautify our community

DID YOU KNOW?

How many Trees the Village of Amityville lost over the last 15 years? Conservatively:

  • Asian Long Horn Beetle infestation – 780
  • Windstorm 2010 – 25
  • Hurricane Irene – 37
  • Superstorm Sandy – 65

 

Please join us to Plant for the future.  Bring your gloves and hand shovels. and get ready to dig in.  All are welcome.  Refreshments available.  Information and RSVP: (631) 598 -0302.


Village of Amityville, New York