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County Recognizes Arbor Day

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego County Legislature Chairman Kevin Gardner recently proclaimed April 24 as Arbor Day.

County Recognizes Arbor Day
County Recognizes Arbor Day

More than a million trees were planted in Nebraska where the holiday was first recognized in the late 19th century.

It is now celebrated throughout the nation and around the world to recognize the importance of trees as a renewable resource as well as a fount of beauty and spiritual renewal.

Pictured from left are: Erica Schreiner, Oswego County Soil and Water District; Chairman Gardner, District 13; Tammy Holden, Entergy Nuclear; Linda Brosch, Cornell University Cooperative Extension of the Oswego County 4-H Program; and Charles Parker, Oswego County Federation of Sportsman’s Clubs.