Posted on 30 April 2012 by KWBG
MADRID, Iowa—Iowa Governor Terry Branstad conducted the formal tree planting for Arbor Day at the Iowa Arboretum Saturday, the official Arbor Day in Iowa. Branstad planted another oak tree among the Governor’s Oaks, with a little help from an Ogden Boy Scout Troop. Branstad was welcomed by the Arboretum Executive Director Mark Schneider and Arboretum Board President Dr. Donald Lewis. Boone City officials report that they will have an Arbor Day Proclamation and ceremonial tree planting Friday morning. Johnny Appleseed tree planting will take place Saturday in Boone.