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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Arbor Day Tree Planting to Take Place at Pinecrest Elementary on Friday, April 27

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing’s annual Arbor Day tree planting with Pinecrest Elementary School students will take place this Friday, April 27 at 3 p.m. in Henry Fine Park.

Henry Fine Park is located on Winchester Drive at Crown Boulevard, adjacent to Pinecrest Elementary School. Members of the media who would like to attend are asked to arrive early and check in at the school office to receive a visitor’s pass.

East Lansing resident and retired forester Mike Vasievich will lead the tree planting, educating the students about the importance of trees in an urban environment. East Lansing Department of Public Works staff will also be in attendance to assist with the planting.

Van Atta’s Greenhouse and Flower Shop has once again generously donated the tree for the annual planting. A beautiful Dawn Redwood tree will be planted.

The City of East Lansing has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 31st year.

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