City of Austin, Texas will be celebrating Arbor Day on October 23rd:
The Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating Arbor Day on October 23rd, at Longhorn Shores across from Krieg Fields Softball Complex on Pleasant Valley Road.
The Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry Program, The Town Lake Trail Foundation, Austin Energy and 100 volunteers will be planting 180 trees. This Arbor Day tree planting will enhance Austin’s urban tree canopy and will enhance the quality of life for future generations. The celebration will include a “best of chili” competition and live music. The program is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. and festivities will run through 1:30 p.m.