Arbor Day…

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Several Rangely children helped paint planter boxes, pick out flowers and plant them for Arbor Day on the last Friday in April.

Loose Ends: A tree grows in Meeker

Someone should declare a do-over for the tree planting part of the Arbor Day celebration. While it was officially celebrated a week or so ago across the state, there has been no word about how the high-country communities still digging out from the long winter actually commemorated it.

Arbor Day poster deadline is March 7

RBC — The National Arbor Day Foundation, Colorado Tree Coalition and Toyota invite all fifth-grade students in Colorado to showcase their artistic talents by creating posters for the 2008 National Arbor Day Poster Contest. This year’s theme is “Trees are Terrific — inside and out!” The deadline to submit posters is March 7.