Coeur d’Alene Arbor Day Celebration – April 27th
The City of Coeur d’Alene will hold an Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m., with a tree planting at the Workers Memorial at City Park, located near the roundabout off of Fort Grounds Drive. The celebration will then continue at 12:30 p.m. in the gazebo at the new Memorial skate park, including a free lunch sponsored by Sun Valley Tree Service, Inc.
During the Ceremony, the City of Coeur d’Alene will be presented with the Tree City USA Award for the 35th year. The winners of the Arbor Day sticker art contest, presented in conjunction with the Arbor Day Organization of North Idaho, will also be recognized, along with the winners of the Coeur d’Alene Arbor Day poster contest.
The following Sticker Contest winners were chosen by local 4th grade students and their art is currently on display in the Coeur d’Alene Library.
1st Place: Chelsea Wrotenberg Lakeland HS
2nd Place: Natasha Roams CDA HS
3rd Place: Valencia Fresques Lake City HS
4th Place: Abby Makowski CDA HS
5th Place: Jozee Russell CDA HS
6th Place: Cloie Barron Lake City HS
Arbor Day Poster Art Contest Winners are local 5th grade students and were chosen by the Urban Forestry Committee
1st Place: River Kermelis: Dalton Elementary
2nd Place: Allison Carrico: Dalton Elementary
3rd Place: Evan Magrini: Borah Elementary
The City of Coeur d Alene, in conjunction with the Arbor Day Organization of North Idaho, will be handing out tree seedlings on a first-come, first service basis to celebration event attendees. We have given away over 74,000 trees (more than 70 different species) to local 4th graders since 1987. There will also be art displays and door prizes.
For more information, contact the City of Coeur d’Alene Parks Department at 769-2266 or, visit our website at www.cdaid.org/parks