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Mayor set to proclaim April 27 Arbor Day

WORLAND — A proclamation for Arbor Day highlights mayor action items for tonight’s Worland City Council meeting.

 

April 17, 2018



WORLAND — A proclamation for Arbor Day highlights mayor action items for tonight’s Worland City Council meeting.

According to the proclamation, to be signed by Mayor Jim Gill tonight, “in 1872, Sterling Morton proposed to the National Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees.” The first observed Arbor Day in Nebraska there were more than a million trees planed. The day is now celebrated nationwide.

According to the proclamation trees can reduce the erosion of topsoil, lower heating and cooling costs, produce oxygen and provide habitat for wildl...



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