Arbor Day celebration brings groups together to plant new trees at Eastdale Park

(Casper, Wyo.) - University Park Elementary student council kids stepped in this afternoon to celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Casper and to help plant some new trees. Vice Mayor Steve Cathey proclaimed, April 25th as Wyoming Arbor Day, yet last week's snow prevented the celebration. Today's celebration was aided by the UPS Foundation and Rocky Mountain Power's generous donations to help purchase and plant twenty trees in Eastgate Park. UPS Supervisor, Joe Sirokman commented, "This is a good way for us to give back to the community that we are a part of." Trees planted today included: - Bur Oaks - Black Walnuts - Kentucky Coffee - Austrian Pine - Ohio Buckeye Rocky Mountain Power also joined the celebration and property agent Mary England commented, “We are pleased to be participating in Casper’s event again this year. For many years the company has promoted proper tree selection and provides the public with reliable information about safe tree planting." See some photos below: ​ #oilcity #news