Wednesday, May 5, 2010

New Jersey celebrates 61st Arbor Day with event in Newark; Newark, NJ

The Daily Newarker Home:
213 trees are planted; event highlights a month of tree-planting and “green” events; City and other partners hosting tree-plantings and gardening days in April, May, and June

Newark, NJ – April 30, 2010 - Mayor Cory A. Booker, West Ward Council Member Ronald C. Rice, New Jersey State Forester James S. Barresi, Deputy Mayor of Economic and Housing Development Stefan Pryor, State District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Clifford Janey and 13th Avenue School Principal Lynn Irby-Jackson joined more than 800 volunteers from Newark, Covanta, New Jersey Youth Corps and tree professionals from across the State for New Jersey’s 61st Annual Arbor Day Celebration at the 13th Avenue School, located at 359 13th Avenue.

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