Arbor Day 2014 Pioneer Park

Arbor Day will be Friday, April 25th in Pioneer Park.  This year’s theme is, “Pioneering the Future through Trees.”  Starting at 7:30am tree enthusiast from around the Magic City will descend on Pioneer park and work to beautify the park.  At 9:00 approximately 400 4th graders from surrounding schools will move through environmental booths setup up by some of Billings Environmental professionals.  At 12:15, Governor Bullock will be on hand to help celebrate Arbor Day at the formal Arbor Day ceremony.  The general public is invited, following the ceremony the public is invited to tour the environmental booths and free tree related classes will be given from 2:00 until 4:00pm.

Arbor Day Promo
Arbor Day Promo

♦  If an individual or company would like to volunteer to be part of the morning work day please sign up @ Volunteer.  In order to guarantee an Arbor day shirt signup no later than April 11th.  Volunteers will be accepted the day of the event starting at 7:30am.

Organizations hosting Environmental Booths at Arbor Day:

Billings Arboriculture Association- Tree Climbing

Yellowstone County 4-H/Youth Extension– Skulls and Hides

Riverstone Health– Impact that local food has on the environment, health, and community

National Weather Service– Weather

Yellowstone County Weed Department & BLM– Weed Management

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks – Animal ID

Yellowstone County Extension– Grass and Grazing

NRCS– Conservation Plantings

Billings Parks and Recreation– Wilderness 1st Aid

United State Forest Service– Fire Management

USDA APHISBUGS

Zoo Montana– Zoo Critters

AmeriCorps VISTA– Composting

Montana Audubon Conservation Education Center- Bird Migration

Rockies Mountain College, Environmental Club- Recycling

City of Billings Engineering- Water Quality

Montana 811- Electricity

Montana Nursery and Landscape Association- Tree ID

 

Bur Oak Level Sponsors

 Arbor Day Bur Oak Logos

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