Earth Arbor Day Highlights

 

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cArt aRt Contest – DEADLINE to enter is April 15, 2020

Community members are encouraged to transform trash carts into vibrant pieces of art using paint, art supplies, recycled items, and creativity to increase awareness of reusing and recycling household items. Residents can register to pick up a free trash cart, decorate it and be entered into a contest for prizes as part of the City of Santa Clarita’s cArt aRt Competition. For more details and to participate, review and submit this cArt aRt entry form 2020.

Tree City USA Award

In conjunction with the Earth Arbor Day celebrations, the City will be celebrating its 29th Annual Arbor Day. During the celebration the City will be recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation and receive its 29th consecutive Tree City USA award. The Tree City USA program is conducted by the National Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters. The awards program is designed to recognize communities that effectively manage their public tree resources, and to encourage the implementation of community tree management.

This year’s event will offer 1000 free trees to the public and free bags of mulch (while supplies last). In addition there will be volunteer tree planting opportunities for all ages. Ten new trees will be planted throughout Central Park. This is an opportunity for community members to help plant trees to offset the effects of global warming and to improve our air quality. For volunteer opportunities visit our Volunteer Engagement page.