Tree planting workshop for community improvement in Canton set for Saturday, Oct. 13
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:51 am

CANTON -- The Village of Canton will host a tree planting workshop at Bend in the River Park on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.-noon to help improve the urban and community forest.

This event will be an opportunity for the whole family to gain hands-on experience with proper tree selection, planting techniques, and how to maintain and care for your tree into the future.

After a short session lead by Paul Hetzler, Horticulture & Natural Resources Educator from Cornell Cooperative Extension, participants will break into groups and practice their new skills at planting trees in the park.

Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP: St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District, 315-386-3582.

The workshop is presented by the St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension, The Canton Tree Committee, The Village of Canton Department of Public Works, and the St. Lawrence County Emerald Ash Borer Task Force.