Photos from Arbor Day at Daves Avenue School

April 26, 2008

Los Gatos is “Tree City USA” for 29 years in a row! A celebration at Daves Avenue School yesterday included talks by local officials and by students and, of course, the planting of some new trees. (Photos courtesy of Jim Handy.)

Shovels are ready for work on Arbor Day

Shovels ready for work.

Ready to plant

The site was prepared ahead of time

Tractor brings in the trees

A tractor does the heavy lifting with two young trees to be planted at Daves Avenue School.
Three trees were planted in all.

School crowd at Daves Avenue on Arbor Day

An assembly of students gathered to hear talks by officials and classmates.

Los Gatos Mayor Barbara Spector talks to the students on Arbor Day 2008

Los Gatos Mayor Barbara Spector addressed the crowd.

Planting trees at Daves Avenue School

Adults do the initial lifting

Adults did the first round of planting

Students assist with planting trees on Arbor Day 2008 at Daves Avenue School

And most importantly, the students helped to plant too.