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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Centennial Tree Planting on 5.7.22

Centennial Tree Planting

The City of Winooski proudly commemorates our centennial and looks to the next 100 years with a special planting of a red oak tree (Quercus rubra) at Richard's Park! Join your friends, neighbors, and members of the Winooski Tree and Centennial Celebration Committees for this momentous occasion. This event will include opening remarks by Deputy Mayor Jim Duncan (Chair of the Winooski Tree Committee) and a Vermont Arbor Day proclamation by Mayor Kristine Lott. A commemorative plaque will be installed in the coming weeks. 

  • Saturday, May 7, 2022, 11 AM @ Richards Park
  • Free & open to all
  • For full details, visit legacy.winooskivt.gov/tree
  • In addition, Starting May 7, 2022, residents and visitors can take a self-guided tour through the Casavant Natural Area to experience the importance of ash trees in our forests. Ash trees at risk from emerald ash borer will be identified with purple flagging throughout the area along the trail to help them stand out and help us to celebrate their ecological, cultural, and economic importance. Bring your friends and family for this engaging all-ages activity!
  • During the week of May 23, the City of Winooski will replace eight ash trees along Cascade Way. These events are made possible through grant funding and the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry program. To learn more, visit vtcommunityforestry.org.
  • A quorum of Winooski City Councilors may be in attendance at this event - no official City Council business or testimony will occur and this notice meets the Vermont Open Meeting Law requirement.

Questions? Email legacy@winooskivt.gov 

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