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
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!