Arbor Day


Brewster High School student Melissa Corrales sets out plants from the school greenhouse on a sale table in Pateros Park.
PATEROS – This designated Tree City hosted its fifth annual Arbor Day observance, Community Roots, last Friday, April 27, in Pateros Memorial Park with a wide variety of activities fitted into the two-hour afternoon schedule. Mayor Carlene Anders welcomed visitors, thanked Tree Board members Megan...

Mayor Carlene Anders reads the Arbor Day Proclamation at an earlier Arbor Day celebration
PATEROS – The town recognized as a Tree City USA will hold its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 27, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Pateros Memorial Park, featuring something for everyone who loves trees. The afternoon’s agenda will begin with Mayor Carlene Anders delivering a welcome and...

Three interested observers watch Isaac Wall, left, and Jord Wilson set a native pine in its new home at the Memorial to the Methow Park last Friday.
PATEROS – The observance and tradition of Arbor Day, first inaugurated in 1872 with the planting of more than one million trees in Nebraska, was well-celebrated in Pateros, one of 90 Tree Cities in the state, last Friday afternoon, April 28. Activities got underway with the free distribution of...

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