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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Arbor Day Tree Planting to Take Place at Pinecrest Elementary on Friday, April 26

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing’s annual Arbor Day tree planting with Pinecrest Elementary School students will take place Friday, April 26 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. Van Atta’s Greenhouse and Flower Shop has once again generously donated the tree for the annual planting. A beautiful Swamp White Oak tree will be planted.

The City of East Lansing has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 32nd year.

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