Younger college students assist have fun Arbor Day at Bethlehem park

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Friday is Arbor Day, and youngsters in Bethlehem bought an opportunity to get out of the classroom for a lesson on nature.

College students from Clearview Elementary College visited Clearview Park, the place Bethlehem Metropolis Forester David Shaffer taught all of them about find out how to plant timber.

Additionally they bought a first-hand have a look at a crew from the BetterScapes tree service of Northampton County doing the job with some heavy gear.

Organizers say they’re pleased to see the youngsters get out and work together with the professionals.

“Particularly with COVID the final couple of years, being trapped inside, whether or not it is at school or in your own home, it is nice to see them outdoors getting visuals on find out how to plant a tree,” Shaffer mentioned.

The youngsters bought to take residence some seedlings and different goodies. Metropolis leaders additionally gave out seedlings to people at Metropolis Corridor for Arbor Day.

That is the twenty ninth 12 months that Bethlehem has been acknowledged for being a part of Tree Metropolis USA, and the 14th 12 months having this system’s Progress Award.

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