Arbor Day Celebration

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Central Park

Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care. Founded by J. Sterling Morton in 1872, it’s celebrated in all fifty states, Puerto Rico and some U.S. territories.

Art and Coloring Contest

Youth interested in participating in the coloring, or art contest for 4th to 6th graders, may pick up a form at the La Palma Community Services Office or download the form below. Awards will be presented at the Arbor Day Celebration on Tuesday, April 21 starting at 4:00 p.m. in Central Park. If you have any further questions, please call (714) 690-3350 or email

Due: Monday, April 6, 2020

Tree Sponsorship Program

We are seeking sponsorship from community groups, organizations and individuals to assist with the purchase of our new trees. To donate fill out the sponsorship form and return it with your donation in any amount, payable to the City of La Palma. All donations should be mailed or brought to the La Palma Community Service Department Office in Central Park (7821 Walker Street), no later than Monday, April 13th to be included in the Ceremony’s program. All sponsors will be acknowledged during the program. If you have any further questions, please call (714) 690-3350 or email

Due: Monday, April 13, 2020

Tree City USA

The Tree City USA program is a community improvement initiative of the Arbor Day Foundation, a nonprofit conservation and education organization, in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service.

Growth Award Opens in new windowThe Tree City USA Growth Award is awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation to recognize higher levels of tree care by participating Tree City USA communities. Each year the City of La Palma submits an application updating the foundation on the various tree projects the City has completed during the 

With the community’s support, the City is proud to announce it was again successful in achieving a Tree City USA Growth Award. In addition, La Palma has been recognized as a Tree City USA for the past 20 Years!   

Additional Information:

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