HOWELL – Howell Township third graders celebrated Arbor Day with members of the Shade Tree Commission on April 30.
Howell third grade students participated in an Arbor Day poster contest entitled “If I were a tree…” and winners received an azalea bush courtesy of the Shade Tree Commission.
All Howell schools were also given a tree to plant in celebration of Arbor Day.
Township officials stated: “During the program at each school, members of the Shade Tree Commission discussed the importance of maintaining and protecting our shade trees in our community. The day concluded with every third grader receiving their own seedling to plant at home.”