Plymouth State University Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

April 25th, 2014 by blyndes

 

PSU Gardener Sherri Covell, right, assists children from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families with planting a “Red Heart” tree for PSU’s 2014 Arbor Day celebration.

Plymouth, N.H. – PSU’s annual Arbor Day celebration on April 25 culminated with the planting of a Rose-of-Sharon “Red Heart” next to the Hartman Union Building. The University’s Director of Environmental Sustainability, Brian Eisenhauer was assisted by a group of preschoolers from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families in planting the tree.  The ceremony marks the 18th year PSU has celebrated Arbor Day with a tree planting; in addition to beautifying campus, it serves as one of the institution’s tangible commitments to environmental sustainability. This year’s commemorative tree, a beautiful Hibiscus syriacus, is a species of flowering plant reaching up to 13 feet in height, bearing large trumpet-shaped reddish flowers. It is native to Asia and is the state flower of Hawaii.

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