Arbor Day Celebration


  • Apply Now to Celebrate Arbor Day With Montgomery Parks!

    Apply Now to Celebrate Arbor Day With Montgomery Parks!

  • Exciting Arbor Day activities & presentations

    Exciting Arbor Day activities & presentations

  • Compost cooking activities

    Compost cooking activities

  • Plant a tree at your school

    Plant a tree at your school

  • Learn fun and exciting identifications!

    Learn fun and exciting identifications!

Congratulations to Darnestown Elementary School,winner of the 2019 Montgomery Parks’ Arbor Day Celebration!

 

Arbor Day with Montgomery Parks!

Montgomery Parks, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, accepted applications until April 19, 2019 to host the Montgomery Parks’ Arbor Day celebration. The winning application was selected on April 22, 2019 based on information provided about how the institution promotes green practices in their school and their community.

The school with the winning entry will host the Montgomery Parks’ Arbor Day Celebration on April 30, 2019.

Montgomery Parks’ Arbor Day Celebration is an opportunity for a day of fun and educational, interactive programs and activities provided by Montgomery Parks for students in grades 3-5, in a public or private school in Montgomery County. The Montgomery Parks’ Arbor Day Celebration meets the event requirement for current and prospective MAEOE Green Schools.

Arbor Day Activities Include:

  • Canopy Exploration: Tree Work Demonstration in Tree
  • Compost Cooks: Live Composting Demonstration
  • Tree Identification
  • How Trees Grow: A Study of Growth Rings
  • Tree Seedling Giveaway:  Take a Tree Home to Plant
  • The Benefits of Trees
  • Tree Arts & Crafts
  • Unconventional Tree Products
  • Plant Health Care
  • Tree Planting Demonstration at School
  • Class Photos with the Parks Mascot, Woody the Tree!

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Previous Arbor Day Celebration Winners:

2018 – Glenallan Elementary School

2017 – Barnesville School of Arts and Sciences

2016 – Travilah Elementary School

2015 – Mill Creek Towne Elementary School

2012 – Cedar Grove Elementary School

Questions?

Contact Thomas Berry at 301-670-8061 or Thomas.Berry@montgomeryparks.org

 

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Last Updated: May 15, 2019