May 1, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1071-1001 South St, Osawatomie, KS 66064
In partnership with the Miami County Conservation District, the City of Osawatomie is planting trees in honor of Arbor Day and our commitment to a healthier tomorrow!
“The Miami County Conservation District is sponsoring the city of Osawatomie’s Arbor Day Tree Planting celebration to honor the community’s 16th year to be recognized as a Tree City, USA, said Chris Cardwell, urban conservationist with the conservation district.”From Doug Carder’s article “Arbor Day tree plantings to take place in Osawatomie” as published in the Miami County Republic, April 30th, 2021.
Interested in volunteering? Our group will meet at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, May 1st, at Anna January Park, located at the corner of 10th and South streets in Osawatomie to plant three Legacy Sugar Maples and two Chinkapin Oaks before heading over to the Flint Hills Trail “Mile Zero” trailhead to plant four Bald Cypress, four Red Maple Brandywines, and two Willow Oaks in the parking islands.
The partnership for the Arbor Day celebration includes the city of Osawatomie, Miami County Conservation District, Osawatomie PRIDE volunteers, local Scouts, Osawatomie USD 367 and corporate nursery partner KAT Wholesale of Olathe.
We’ll also be handing out Hickory and Black Walnut seedlings to volunteers and interested community members!