News : Arborists plan Portsmouth celebration for Arbor Day

May 4, 2012

Published in Foster's

By Emma Groves

Portsmouth has a history of being a "tree-friendly city." In July of last year it was recertified as a Tree City USA for the 12th year in a row by the National Arbor Foundation.

Portsmouth repeatedly receives this recognition because of its investment in street trees and its use of native species in various areas such as public parks. This Friday, April 27 is nationally recognized Arbor Day and here in Portsmouth members of the Seacoast Arborist Collaborative will continue the city's tree-friendly tradition with an Arbor Day celebration at Prescott Park by donating their time to care for the trees...

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