Arbor Day

Dave Fry
Park Superintendent/City Forester

1100 N. Jefferson Street
C: 608-604-0398

P: 608-647-8108 ex. 2

E: parksmaintenance@richlandcenter.com

 

 

Richland Center Parks & Grounds Department celebrated Arbor Day on April 30th, 2021.
Students from Jefferson Elementary 5th grade classes, along with Mayor Todd Coppernoll, City Forester Dave Fry, Park employees Jackie Jarabek and Jodi Mieden planted four Maple trees in Krouskop Park near the Veteran’s Memorial Pavilion and the Pickleball/Tennis courts.
 
Group Photo: Shelley Schroeder & Jennifer Judd’s 5th graders from Jefferson Elementary, Mayor Todd Coppernoll, City Forester Dave Fry

 


Fun fact: The first Arbor Day (from the Latin arbor, meaning tree) was held on April 10, 1872, and an estimated 1 million trees were planted that day.

“He who plants a tree, plants a hope” Lucy Larcom