Tree seedlings, tree planting information, Emerald Ash Borer information, Audubon Society, Master Gardeners and more at 2013 free event at the Maple Grove Community Center.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The event takes place April 28 at the Eastman Nature Center.
Information provided by Three Rivers Park District. Sunday, April 28, from 1-3 p.m., at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve located in Maple Grove/Dayton. Learn how you can lessen your impact on the Earth. Find out about fresh water, recycling, and pollution. Play the Waldo Water Droplet Race game, do the recycled match-up, and try the container toss. Make your own recycled paper and learn tree identification. Drop in anytime. This program is free and open to all ages. More information: 763-559-9000
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Maple Grove celebrated Arbor Day with its annual festival May 19.
National Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday of April. Minnesota also celebrates Arbor Day on the last Friday in April, while individual cities celebrate on a day of their choosing. This year, the city of Maple Grove recognized Arbor Day with a festival May 19 at the Maple Grove Community Center.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
The annual Maple Grove Arbor Day Festival at the Community Center was host to multiple tree related activities for all ages
Attendees at the Maple Grove Arbor Day Festival Saturday, May 21 had the opportunity to learn more about tree topics such as the invasive emerald ash borer and buckthorn or get advice from onsite master gardeners. Youth had hands on activities during the Saturday, May 21 event to build a bird house, paint a tree picture and more. The annual event is part of celebrating the nationally recognized Arbor Day.
Friday, May 20, 2011
After 26 years, the Maple Grove Arbor Day Festival continues to be a way for residents to learn more about trees.
Arbor Day is celebrated many different ways. But no matter how it’s celebrated, it’s all about rolling up the sleeves, digging out the shovel and planting a tree. The idea to dedicate a day of planting trees came about 139 years ago, by a man named J. Sterling Morton whose passion was protecting nature. It’s a tradition that’s still growing in Maple Grove. The city’s Arbor Committee will celebrate 26 years of planting and educating residents on the importance of trees to our community during its Maple Grove Arbor Day Festival noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21at the Community Center. It is free and open to the public. Arbor Day Festival representative Frank Kampel, who has been involved with the event for the last 15 years, says about 30 …