Arbor Day to be celebrated in Lewisburg with nine new trees

LEWISBURG—  The public is invited to attend a ceremony and walking tour Friday in Union County as part of Arbor Day.  The Lewisburg Shade Tree Commission is hosting their annual celebration Friday.  It begins at noon at a site where nine new trees have been planted near North Fifth and St. Mary’s Streets in Lewisburg.


The program will include a brief history of Arbor Day and will recognize the borough and Citizen’s Electric for their commitment to the Arbor Day Foundation’s programs.  Refreshments will include tree-themed items as well.


This is Lewisburg’s 34th year as a Tree City USA community.  Mayor Judy Wagner will read an Arbor Day proclamation that urges citizens to plant trees.  Following the ceremony, there will be a walking tour with local tree experts, viewing species of trees that reside in Lewisburg.

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