Friday, April 27, 2012
Celebrate Arbor Day...Today!
Well, since it is Spring in Idaho, our temps have swung from 85 degrees last weekend to 35 degrees right now with freezing rain. BUT it is still Arbor Day so time to bring out the tree cookies and other activities. Next Tuesday at my local junior high, we will be awarding prizes to the winners of our "Poet-tree" contest. Thanks to a mini-grant from Idaho Forest Products Commission last Fall, the teachers supported this activity for their students. The kids and teachers made trees from art supplies and displayed them in the hallway of the school, and students added their poems to the trees to be judged this week. The winners in each grade level will get to plant a tree at the school when the weather is better.
Celebrate National Arbor Day every year on the last Friday in April. Learn how you can celebrate Arbor Day in your community.