Arbor Day at the Library, Friday May 1

The City of Bozeman Forestry, Tree Board, Parks & Recreation, and Public Library present:


Join us to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings, informative talks and children’s activities.

Schedule of Events:

9:45 a.m.

  • Opening Ceremony with Mitch Overton, Director of Parks & Recreation, and Deputy Mayor, Carson Taylor

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

  • Tree Stories (ages 3 and up)
  • Forestry Division will dig holes for sugar maples with backhoe (south lawn)

11:00 a.m. – noon

  • Sugar maple planting and informative talk with Forestry staff (south lawn)

11: 15 – 11: 45 a.m.

  • Tree Stories (same as 10:15)

12:00 noon – 12:30 p.m.

  • LUNCH (bring your own lunch for a picnic on the lawn)

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Children’s Activities

  • Planting Party – Decorate your pot and plant your new tree or flower bulbs
  • Tree disc art – Count the rings and turn your tree disc into a work of art
  • Tree Walks with the Tree Ladies – educational tour with Forestry staff

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Transplanting with Gallatin Valley Tree Spade Co. – Watch while two 15-foot Larch trees are planted in the front lawn at the Library
  • Tree walks with the Tree Ladies

For more information, please call the City Forestry Division at 582-3226 or 582-3227

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