BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills will be hosting an event to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 27. According to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills, the tree planting and awards ceremony will celebrate the City of Beverly Hills’ 33rd consecutive Tree City USA award.
Beverly Hills has been a Tree City USA award recipient for 33 consecutive years. Large factors in Beverly Hills’ ability to receive the award each year includes an annual Arbor Day program, the Street Tree Master Plan, a well-managed tree care program, and a commitment to responsible environmental efforts. A California Live Oak (Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia) tree will be planted at the ceremony.
The event will begin at 10 a.m. at Coldwater Canyon Park located at 1100 N. Beverly Drive (south west corner of park).
Garin Hussenjian, Public Information Coordinator for the city of Beverly Hills spoke with Canyon News via email about the event. “We anticipate between 45-60 people at the event. There will be light refreshments served,” said Hussenjian.
Beverly Hills Mayor Julian A. Gold, members of the Public Works and Recreation and Parks Commissions and children of the Coldwater Canyon Park Preschool will be in attendance. Street parking for the event will be available. The city of West Hollywood recently celebrated Arbor Day with a tree planting event on Saturday, April 21 at Plummer Park.
For those with questions contact Garin Hussenjian, Public Information Coordinator for the city of Beverly Hills at (310) 285-1033.