This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.
The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.
State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule:
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Minnesota State Tree Climbing Championship
9:00 a.m. State Arbor Month ceremony with state dignitaries.
9:30 a.m.Ceremonial tree planting.
10:00 a.m. Musical performance by Kidtime with Rachel.
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Nature play activities, exhibits and presentations.