Asheville Greenworks celebrates Arbor Day in Carrier Park April 16

Press release:

GreenWorks Celebrates Arbor Day with Family Fun in Carrier Park

ASHEVILLE – Environmental nonprofit Asheville GreenWorks, in partnership with the City of Asheville Tree Commission and N.C. Forest Service, will observe Arbor Day on Saturday, April 16, 1-4 p.m. at Carrier Park with fun, family-friendly activities and fascinating facts all about trees. Certified arborists from the Blue Ridge Arborists Association will demonstrate their tree-climbing abilities while the Warren Wilson Timber Crew Team shows off its award-winning skills. Tim Wommick’s Tree Circus lively interactive presentation will delight kids of all ages. The City will present a mayoral proclamation declaring April 16 as Arbor Day 2016 and celebrating 36 years as a Tree City USA.

The Details:

What: Arbor Day Celebration with Asheville GreenWorks

When & Where:  Saturday, April 16; Picnic Pavilion in Carrier Park 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

More information: Contact Asheville GreenWorks at 828-254-1776 or

About Asheville GreenWorks

Asheville GreenWorks is an urban environmental organization working to enhance the community through educational and volunteer-based environmental programs. With thousands of volunteers, we engage the community in grassroots projects such as tree plantings, environmental cleanups, anti-litter and waste reduction education, creation and maintenance of green spaces, neighborhood beautification and care and preservation of Asheville’s rivers and trees.

About Max Hunt
Max Hunt grew up in South (New) Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College in 2011. History nerd; art geek; connoisseur of swimming holes, hot peppers, and plaid clothing. Follow me @J_MaxHunt

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