The City of Bowling Green will be celebrating Arbor Day on Friday, May 4th at Kenwood Elementary, 710 Kenwood Avenue, between 2:00 and 3:00 PM. During the event, Mayor Edwards will be proclaiming the day as Arbor Day. Kenwood’s fifth grade students created posters of their “Favorite Tree in Bowling Green”. Also at the event, the Bowling Green Tree Commission will give awards to the students creating the top posters, with the winning posters being displayed. Students will also help plant a swamp white oak tree on the school’s grounds.
Bowling Green has a history of a strong commitment to its trees. The City has been named a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation for 38 years. Additionally, BG has received the Growth Award 24 times for enhancing its tree program which is the most in Ohio.