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Celebrate Arbor Day at Pine Island Park in Davie

The Town of Davie invites the public to celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day on January 21, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Town will be holding a Forestry Field Day at Pine Island Park located at 3801 South Pine Island Road where you will have the opportunity to plant trees, pot up trees in the new nursery, get information about volunteering with the South Florida Audubon Society, and learn about Backyard Wildlife Habitats. In addition, Davie residents will get to take home a free tree.

Get your volunteer hours, learn horticultural tips, help out Davie, and have fun at the same time! Bring a shovel (if you have one) and work clothes to Pine Island Park at 9 a.m. to join us.

For more information, contact Tim Lee at 954-797-1038.

[Source: Davie Press Release]

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Davie with Tree City USA® Recognition Growth Award

Davie, FL, May 24, 2010: The Town of Davie was recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. It is the 19th year Davie has earned this national recognition.

Live Oaks in Davie
Live Oak Trees in Davie
Davie also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating progress in its community forestry program in the following activity areas:

  • Planning and management
  • Wildlife habitat
  • Tree planting and maintenance
  • Street tree planting
  • Tree preservation

The prestigious Growth Award honors environmental improvement and higher levels of tree care in Tree City USA communities. Davie also was awarded the 2009 Outstanding Urban Forester Program in Florida this past year.

The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service.

Davie has met the four standards to become a Tree City USA community. Tree City USA communities must have a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive community forestry program, and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.

SOURCE: Town of Davie, Office of Public information