Come Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Tavares on Saturday, January 20 from 10-3 in Wooton Park, Tavares.
This years Arbor Day Celebration is a collaboration between the City of Tavares, UF/IFAS and Lake Soil and Water Conservation District. There will be tree give-aways - LSWCD is providing 500 chickasaw plum trees and Tavares Middle School Critical Thinking class will be supplying hundreds of Tabebuia saplings. Duke Energy is sponsoring a birds of prey display and SECO Energy is also donating trees.
Arbor Day celebration kicks off the Tavares 2018 America in Bloom urban forestry program for a future Tree City USA designation!
For more information on the City of Tavares Arbor Day celebration please contact Traci Anderson, Landscape Specialist, at 352.516.8786 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Wooton Park is located at 150 E Ruby Street, Tavares.
Schedule of Events:
- 10:30 am – Tree Dedication – Palm Garden Club of Tavares
- 11:30 am – Pruning Techniques and Tools. UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Brooke Moffis
- 12:30 pm – From Feathers to Foliage. Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Laura Vonmutius
- 1:30 pm - Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Central Florida- Master Gardener
- 2:30 pm – Tree Walk, a tree tour around Wooton Park. Master Gardener
- Visit UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore for University of Florida recommended books
- Make your own Wildflower Seed Bomb with Girl Scouts
- Create t-shirt tote bags, Lake County Green Party. BYOT (Bring your own T-Shirt)
- Visit educational booths by Florida Native Plant Society & CISMA
- Check out the Lake Soil & Water Conservation District annual poster contest
- Be prepared for sever weather. Lake Emergency Services
- Meet and greet Smokey the Bear
- Get help with landscape problems by the UF/IFAS Master Gardener Mobile Plant Clinic
Avalon Park will also be featuring a Movie in the Square on Friday, January 19th - The Lorax