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For Release: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Media Advisory for Thursday, April 19

DEC Celebrates Earth Day with Tree Planting

Tree Planting Award for Regional Arbor Day Poster Contest Winner

As part of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) weeklong celebration of Earth Day, Regional Director Abby Snyder will join local officials and community groups to recognize the winner of DEC Region 9's 2018 Arbor Day poster contest, Jaden Campbell, at a tree planting ceremony at St. Stephen School in Grand Island.

Who: DEC and partners will recognize the local Arbor Day poster contest winner with a tree planting ceremony, including:

  • WNY ReLeaf Member Jim Kisker
  • St. Stephen School Principal Scott Gruenauer
  • St. Stephen School Science Teacher Phil Kenline
  • Regional Arbor Day Poster Winner Student Jaden Campbell

When: Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Where: St. Stephen School, 2080 Baseline Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072

DEC Contact: Kristen Davidson - (716) 851-7220

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