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DNR Offers Free Tree Seedlings To Wisconsin Fourth Graders

Event date: 4/29/2022 Export event

DNR Offers Free Tree Seedlings To Wisconsin Fourth Graders

Ahead Of Arbor Day 2022

MADISON, WISCONSIN ~~~   Novemberr10, 2021  (LSNews)  The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering free tree seedlings to every fourth-grade student in Wisconsin as part of the department’s annual Arbor Day tree planting program.

Wisconsin fourth grade principals, teachers and those who homeschool can now place seedling orders and coordinate delivery by completing the 2022 Arbor Day application by March 15, 2022.

Planting seedlings from state nurseries is a great way to celebrate Arbor Day (April 29, 2022) which is dedicated to increasing the number of trees across the country to help improve the environment. Earlier this year, Gov. Tony Evers signed an Executive Order pledging to protect and restore Wisconsin’s forestland by planting 75 million trees by 2030 as part of the U.S. Chapter of the Global Trillion Trees Initiative. By ordering seedlings, you can help.

Through its fourth grade Arbor Day tree planting program, the DNR provides interactive education to Wisconsin students around the importance of trees within our environment. Annually, the DNR provides approximately 50,000 free tree seedlings to fourth-grade students throughout the state.

Seedlings come protected to keep backpacks clean and shipments include educational information on how to best plant and care for seedlings and trees.

“Trees provide a variety of benefits to both people and the planet. They give off oxygen, trap carbon dioxide, feed and provide shelter for furry forest creatures and provide materials to build a variety of essential household items,” said Heather Berklund, DNR Chief State Forester. “This program enables us to bring forest education directly to the hands of students and teach them about the importance of trees and of managing and restoring our forests.”

Arbor Day is a holiday during which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. The holiday originated in Nebraska in 1872 and is now celebrated nationally. Wisconsin’s Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April and is usually linked with Earth Day.

For more ways to celebrate this important holiday, visit this DNR webpage.

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  February 28, 2022  (LSNews)  The City of Thunder Bay, along with local Indigenous artists, are excited to launch the City’s new Maamawe Art Bus created by five local Indigenous youth...

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  • Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8
    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 23, 2022  (LSNews)  Deadwolff is a New Wave of Heavy Rock n’ Roll three-piece band based out of Toronto, ON. Founded in 2020, Deadwolff is composed of Tommy Wolffe, on bass and vocals, Bobby Deuce, on guitars and backing vocals, Angus Pike on drums.

    In late December of 2020, Boonsdale Records released the band’s debut EP digitally. Shortly after, Deadwolff signed with Metal Assault Records, based out of Los Angeles, and released their debut EP on cassette, which sold out quickly.

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    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 23, 2022  (LSNews)  Deadwolff is a New Wave of Heavy Rock n’ Roll three-piece band based out of Toronto, ON. Founded in 2020, Deadwolff is composed of Tommy Wolffe, on bass and vocals, Bobby Deuce, on guitars and backing vocals, Angus Pike on drums.

    In late December of 2020, Boonsdale Records released the band’s debut EP digitally. Shortly after, Deadwolff signed with Metal Assault Records, based out of Los Angeles, and released their debut EP on cassette, which sold out quickly.

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  • Grand Marais Arts Festival July 9 and 10th
    Grand Marais Arts Festival July 9 and 10th

    Grand Marais Arts Festival July 9 and 10th

    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA,  ~~~~~  June 21, 2022 (LSNews)  We look forward to seeing you at the 31st Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival!  July 9 | 9 am – 5 pm
    July 10 | 10 am – 4 pm Cook County Schools Parking Lot 101 W 5th St, Grand Marais, MN 55604

    There are two parking lots connected by a walking path. Both lots will be full of art, so make sure you check them both out!
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  • Dick Spooner fundraiser for Ukraine
    Dick Spooner  fundraiser for Ukraine

    Dick Spooner fundraiser for Ukraine

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~  July 4, 2022 (LSNews)   Thunder Bay artist Dick Spooner sits behind two of his photographs in the sanctuary of Trinity United Church on Algoma Street.

    Spooner will be one of 40 artists and crafts people who are donating their art works to a fundraiser for Ukraine this Saturday, July 09th.

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  • Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival
    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~   May 22, 2021 (LSN)  Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced today that The Friends of Chippewa Park will be provided with $50,000 towards the marketing of their five day, free to all, Family Festival now scheduled for July 28 to Aug 1, 2022.

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  • Family Fest 101 Details
    Family Fest 101 Details

    Family Fest 101 Details

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  The Friends of Chippewa Park today announced the details of Family Fest 101, their August long weekend celebration to mark the hundredth anniversary plus one of the park. The event will feature more than 55 musical performers, refreshments, amusement rides, water and beach activities, special fun for the kids, games, and theatre performances.

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    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~   May 22, 2021 (LSN)  Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced today that The Friends of Chippewa Park will be provided with $50,000 towards the marketing of their five day, free to all, Family Festival now scheduled for July 28 to Aug 1, 2022.

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  • Family Fest 101 Details
    Family Fest 101 Details

    Family Fest 101 Details

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  The Friends of Chippewa Park today announced the details of Family Fest 101, their August long weekend celebration to mark the hundredth anniversary plus one of the park. The event will feature more than 55 musical performers, refreshments, amusement rides, water and beach activities, special fun for the kids, games, and theatre performances.

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  • Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival
    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~   May 22, 2021 (LSN)  Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced today that The Friends of Chippewa Park will be provided with $50,000 towards the marketing of their five day, free to all, Family Festival now scheduled for July 28 to Aug 1, 2022.

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  • Family Fest 101 Details
    Family Fest 101 Details

    Family Fest 101 Details

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  The Friends of Chippewa Park today announced the details of Family Fest 101, their August long weekend celebration to mark the hundredth anniversary plus one of the park. The event will feature more than 55 musical performers, refreshments, amusement rides, water and beach activities, special fun for the kids, games, and theatre performances.

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  • Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival
    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~   May 22, 2021 (LSN)  Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced today that The Friends of Chippewa Park will be provided with $50,000 towards the marketing of their five day, free to all, Family Festival now scheduled for July 28 to Aug 1, 2022.

    #LSN_CircleTour #LSN_TBay  #LSN_Outdoors 

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  • Family Fest 101 Details
    Family Fest 101 Details

    Family Fest 101 Details

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  The Friends of Chippewa Park today announced the details of Family Fest 101, their August long weekend celebration to mark the hundredth anniversary plus one of the park. The event will feature more than 55 musical performers, refreshments, amusement rides, water and beach activities, special fun for the kids, games, and theatre performances.

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  • Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival
    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    Ontario Supports Chippewa Park Family Festival

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~   May 22, 2021 (LSN)  Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced today that The Friends of Chippewa Park will be provided with $50,000 towards the marketing of their five day, free to all, Family Festival now scheduled for July 28 to Aug 1, 2022.

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  • Family Fest 101 Details
    Family Fest 101 Details

    Family Fest 101 Details

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  The Friends of Chippewa Park today announced the details of Family Fest 101, their August long weekend celebration to mark the hundredth anniversary plus one of the park. The event will feature more than 55 musical performers, refreshments, amusement rides, water and beach activities, special fun for the kids, games, and theatre performances.

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