April 03, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Arbor Day contest winners to have trees planted in their honor

The winners of the City-wide 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest will celebrate with trees planted in their honor throughout the month of April.

Top awards went to:

Winning posters were selected by local tree experts the Missouri Community Forestry Council (MCFC) and the Springfield Tree City USA Citizens' Advisory Committee for each participating school, then narrowed down for the City-wide winners. The contest asked students to create a poster reflecting the theme "Tree Work for Energy Management."

Each winner will receive an award and have a tree dedicated in their honor at their school at the times listed below.

The City of Springfield will receive its 29th consecutive Tree City USA Award and its 11th Growth Award at the Springfield Arbor Day event at 9:30 a.m., April 11 at Greenwood Laboratory School.

For more information, contact: Casey Jo Kellner, Public Works Urban Forester, at 417-864-1135.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1900 • springfieldmo.gov