GROW A TREE IN THE PARK
A HUGE THANK YOU!!
Saturday, November 11, 2017 volunteers planted ten young trees including Serviceberry, Black Gum, Dogwood, American Persimmon, Magnolia and American Hazlenut. Donors this year were Ron Bowman, Mark Abrogast, Lynda Houck and Bettina Heffner.
Special thanks to Ron who last year and this year has donated six white dogwoods that are planted near the pavilion.
Lynda Houck has also donated four Pawpaws which she Grew From Seed!!
Volunteering this year were Ron, Lynda, LaJune Ranck and her assistant, Hunter, Barb Frank, Mark Abrogast and Joyce Nettke.
You can donate any time to plant a tree in the park.
Your donation of $100 will provide for a three-four foot young tree to be planted in the park. Select from the list below.
Your tree will be labeled with the species name and your name as the donor.
Watch it grow!
A GREAT GIFT!!!!!!! Call Joyce at 371-5004 or any park board member to arrange for your tree.
TREE WISH LIST
WHAT TREE IS THAT?
A list of trees in the park is posted below. The more diversity of species we have in the park, the more birds and butterflies we will attract. Look for a tag identifying the tree if you are wondering "what tree is that?
American Beech Fagus grandifolia
American Linden Tilia americana
American Yellowwood Cladrastis lutea
Bigleaf Magnolia Magnolia macrophylla
Black gum Nyssa sylvatica
Black Willow Salix nigra
Boxelder Acer negundo
Chestnut Oak Quercus prinus
Eastern Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida
Franklinia Franklinia alatamaha
Fringe Tree Chionanthus virginicus
Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Heritage Elm Ulmus ‘Heritage’
Pignut Hickory Carya glabra
Pin Oak Quercus palustris
Redbud Cercis canadensis
Red Buckeye Aesculus pavia
Red Maple Acer rubrum
Red Oak Quercus rubra
River Birch Betula nigra
Scarlet Oak Quercus coccinea
Serviceberry Amelanchier laevis
Silver Maple Acer saccharinum
Smooth Alder Alnus serrulata
Sourwood Oxydendrum arboreum
Sugar Maple Acer saccharum
Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor
Sweetbay Magnolia Magnolia virginiana
Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua
Sycamore Platanus occidentalis
Tulip poplar Liriodendron tulipifera
White Oak Quercus alba
White Pine Pinus strobus