Madison
61° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Groups set to plant tree on Capitol lawn

Published On: Apr 26 2013 07:45:52 AM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and a number of organizations are set to celebrate Arbor Day by planning a tree on the state Capitol's lawn.

The DNR, the Wisconsin Nursery Association and the Wisconsin Arborist Association along with The Bruce Company, a Middleton landscaping company, will plan a swamp white oak on the southeast lawn over the noon hour Friday.

Smokey the Bear and students from Tiffany Creek Elementary School in Boyceville will kick off the event with cheers. Madison-based musician Ken Lonnquist will lead songs celebrating trees.

Advertisement
  • Get your weather app

    Channel3000.com and WISC-TV3 deliver local forecasts, live radar, school closings and alerts for Madison and South Central Wisconsin to iOS or Android devices.

  • Learn more about WISC-TV

    Meet the News 3 staff, learn about our newscasts, search our job postings and find out how to contact us.

  • Jake & Duke DeForest

    Jake & Duke DeForest

    Your pet photos

    Email us a picture of you and your pet and we'll use it in out Pet Walk segment which airs every weekday morning at 6:40. Include your name, your pet's name and where you're from. Email to petwalk@wisctv.com.

Advertisement