Superior Celebrates 18th Year as a Tree City
Play to be Put on at UWS as Well
SUPERIOR, Wis.- Superior celebrated its 18th year as a Tree City today, as students across the city were given a chance to learn all about what it means.
Students from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and members of Superior’s Tree Board visited 22 different elementary classrooms to deliver a copy of the book “The Man Who Planted Trees.” They also read it to the students.
UWS was also there to promote a play by the same name as the book, which will be shown to students next Tuesday at the college. A performance for the general public will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at UWS as well.
“It’s a lovely play,” said Cathy Fank, a UWS theater professor. “It’s funny, it’s witty, it’s charming, and it teaches a wonderful lesson on our environment and I think it will be entertaining. It’s just a great little play.”
In order to be recognized as a Tree City, the town needs a tree board, a tree–care ordinance, an Arbor Day observance, and a forestry budget of two dollars per-capita.
For more information about planting trees in Superior, visit ci.superior.wi.us.