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Oceanside Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration-April 14

Volunteers needed!

Oceanside CA— The City of Oceanside has been recognized for the 10th consecutive year as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of our commitment to effective urban forest management.  A Tree City USA is a community that makes the planting and care of trees a priority.

In honor of Arbor Day and Oceanside’s Tree City USA recognition, the City of Oceanside’s Public Works Department will hold a tree planting event in the 1100 block of Ditmar Street on Saturday, April 14 from 7:30-9:30 a.m.  To volunteer, please arrive at the address and time above or contact (760) 435-5208 for more information.

Trees provide multiple benefits to a community when properly planted and maintained.  They help improve visual appeal of a neighborhood, increase property values, reduce home cooling costs, remove air pollutants and provide wildlife habitat, among many other benefits.  More information about Tree City USA is available at www.arborday.org/TreeCityUSA.