Arbor Day Tree Planting: On April 26, at
10 a.m. the City of Mesa will conduct a tree planting at
Candlelight Park, 1540 N. Barkley. The public is invited
to attend. The tree that will be planted is a
Pistacia lentiscus or Mastic Tree. Call
602-463-6336 if any questions.
Arbor Day Proclamation: On April 15, the
Arbor Day Proclamation will be read at the Mesa City
Council Meeting at Council Chambers, 57, E. 1st St. This
year's proclamation reader will be Don Waltemeyer, from
Treeland Nursery. Treeland has been a family-owned
Mesa nursery since 1965!
Arbor Day Book Readings at Mesa Public
Schools: April 26, 2013 about 10 a.m. Volunteers will
read "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss to third grade
classes at select Mesa Public Schools. If you are
interested in being a volunteer reader, call
Arizona State Forestry Division reconizes Arizona's 24
"Tree City USA" Communities including Mesa.
My favorite friendly tree spotted in a Mesa