The Village of Warwick Shade Tree Commission and the Warwick Valley Gardeners, along with the first grade classes from Park Avenue School, extend an invitation to the community to attend the annual Arbor Day Celebration to be held on Fri., Apr. 27 at 10 a.m. The committee has selected a copper beech tree for the planting ceremony, which will take place at Stanley-Deming Park near the new Roger Metzger Arboretum in Warwick NY. Patricia Reinhardt, a member of the Warwick Valley Gardeners, will speak and Wadeson’s Home Center will distribute trees to all of the children who attend.
This will be the 34th year that the Village of Warwick has received national recognition as a Tree City USA. The Village of Warwick is one of the oldest Tree City-designated communities in New York State. This is also the 18th year that the Village is the recipient of the Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating progress in its Community Forestry Program.
The Warwick Shade Tree Commission is responsible for planting, feeding and maintaining street trees and trees in the numerous parks throughout the Village. The Village partnership with the Warwick Valley Gardeners and Warwick in Bloom has helped promote the education and public awareness of the importance of urban forestry.