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March 11, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Northwest Community Park
2880 West Steele Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Arbor Day Tree Planting Party

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Join us at this FREE family-friendly event to recognize Arbor Day and Luther Burbank's Birthday! Help us plant trees in the park!

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. -Chinese Proverb

Bring your family and celebrate Arbor Day at our community tree-planting party and park beautification event. Learn about what makes trees important to our natural and urban environments, and what makes Santa Rosa a Tree City USA! Arbor Day is the birthday of the late famed botanist and Santa Rosa resident Luther Burbank.


The Arbor Day event is part of our Park-A-Month volunteer program, in which a different park each month is spruced up by neighborhood and community volunteers. Families are welcome. Trees, tools and refreshments are provided and Arbor Day attendees have the opportunity to win a tree seedling and other special gifts! Wear sturdy shoes for possible muddy conditions. This is a rain or shine event -- trees like the rain!


Northwest Community Park (2880 West Steele Ln., Santa Rosa)

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About California's Arbor Week

National Arbor Day is the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates according to their best tree-planting times. California's Arbor Day is actually a whole week! A State resolution in 2011 proclaimed March 7-14 as California Arbor Week. The celebration purposely coincides with Luther Burbank's birthday (born on March 7, 1849), because of his contributions to California's natural and agricultural splendor. California Arbor Week is a chance for people of all ages to learn about, plant and celebrate trees.

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