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Austin celebrates 25 years of tree hugging

Monday, October 17, 2016 by Nora Ankrum

The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a family-friendly Arbor Day celebration this weekend to mark Austin’s 25th anniversary as a member of Tree City USA. In honor of a quarter-century of kindness toward trees, PARD is inviting volunteers to help plant native trees and make wildflower seed balls on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail, 7800 Johnny Morris Road. Live music and refreshments will be provided.

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