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Reed, DEM, Partners Mark Arbor Day with Grant Awards, Tree Planting

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) - in partnership with Senator Jack Reed, RI Tree Council, National Grid, and the Newport Tree Society - will hold a special celebration this Friday to mark the 129th anniversary of Arbor Day. In addition to a tree planting, several Rhode Island communities will receive awards as part of the National Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City and Tree Campus USA programs; urban forestry grants for 10 local communities will also be announced.

WHO: Senator Jack Reed DEM Director Janet Coit Tim Horan, President, National Grid Rhode Island Doris Alberg, Chair, Rhode Island Tree Council Tina Dolen, Executive Director, Newport Tree Society

WHERE: Rhode Island State House South Lawn Providence, Rhode Island

WHEN: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11 a.m.

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  • Release date: 04-27-2016

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