Planting Trees on Arbor Day

Planting Trees on Arbor Day

Students plant a tree at Mount Albion Cemetery.

Albion Middle School seventh graders helped village and county officials celebrate Arbor Day, April 28, at Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Village of Albion Mayor Eileen Banker and Orleans County Historian Matthew Ballard addressed the onlookers at the official tree planting of seven Maples and Oaks.

Participating in the program were Service Learning students (l-r) Bryce Wilson, Lauren Brooks, Jillian Ray, Ashleigh Mowatt, Dallas Ecker, and Thomas Fox.

The students spoke on Arbor Day history, Mt. Albion Cemetery, the value of trees, and more.

Albion is working towards becoming a Tree City USA community.