Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy and TD Bank are partnering with local and national organizations to celebrate urban trees on Arbor Day at Philadelphia’s historic Wissinoming Park. Dozens of arborists from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Pennsylvania Delaware Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture will climb and prune the many large trees at the park, volunteers from TreePhilly sponsor TD Bank will help with tree maintenance and activities, and local school students will do fun activities to learn about tree care and tree identification.
WHAT: Presentation of Philadelphia’s 41st Tree City USA Award to Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
WHO: Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner, Parks & Recreation, Rick Magder, Executive Director, Fairmount Park Conservancy Joe Doolan, Head of Environmental Affairs, TD Bank Mark Shaw, Local Manager, Bartlett Tree Experts Katie Loos, Director, Ventures & Corporate Partnerships, Arbor Day Foundation
WHERE: Wissinoming Park, 5801 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135
WHEN: Friday, April 28th Speaking Program 11:30 am
Volunteer Clean-up 9:30 am
VISUALS: The Arbor Day Foundation will present the City of Philadelphia with its 41st Tree City USA Award.