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Carbondale to celebrate Arbor Day with tree-planting ceremony

Myrtle Beach staff will plant 52 trees in the downtown area Tuesday morning.
Myrtle Beach staff will plant 52 trees in the downtown area Tuesday morning.(Source: City of Myrtle Beach via Facebook)
Published: Apr. 27, 2021 at 2:06 PM CDT
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - The City of Carbondale is celebrating its 40th year as a designated Tree City USA.

For Arbor Day, the city will host a tree-planting ceremony at Turley Park on Friday, April 30 at 11 a.m.

Mayor Mike Henry and representatives from the Carbondale Garden Study Club will plant two trees in the park during the ceremony.

Over the past year, the city said it has worked to remove several dead trees from the park; and they’re committed to replacing the trees with beautiful, young ones.

Social distancing will be required at the ceremony.

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