FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2012
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Natalie Pineiro, 908-527-4035

Tree Planting Party at Cedar Brook Park, Plainfield


Union County residents are invited to come take part in a tree planting party to celebrate the coming of Spring on Tuesday, April 10 from 10 am to 12 pm at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield.

“This is a great way to do something positive for the environment while coming together with family to enjoy a day outdoors,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

Sponsored by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the event will bring together County residents and professionals from groups including NJDEP AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador Program, the 4-H Master Tree Stewards, and the Union County Shade Tree Department to plant 20 flowering crabapple trees in the park.

The program is free and open to adults and children 3rd grade and older. Pre-registration is required by contacting the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Program at 908-654-9854 or via email at Nichnadowicz@njaes.rutgers.edu. Space is limited so please register early. Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring a shovel and gloves. Orientation will begin promptly at 10 am.

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