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COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) in partnership with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), Keep Ohio Beautiful, and The Davey Tree Expert Company will celebrate Earth Day with a tree planting on Capitol Square. A presentation with Speaker of the Ohio House, and CSRAB Chairman, Clifford A. Rosenberger and OEPA Director Craig Butler will be followed by a tree planting ceremony of an American Beech that was donated by Davey Tree Expert Co. Since 2005, CSRAB has planted 57 new trees on Capitol Square adding 20 native species to represent the diverse landscape of Ohio here on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse.

 

Earth Day helps to inspire and educate all Ohioans to improve and beautify their local neighborhoods along with creating greener, more beautiful environments by taking action as individuals and communities. To commemorate this day, Keep Ohio Beautiful will host a public event at the North Plaza of the Ohio Statehouse, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

The event will be kicked off with remarks from representatives of the partnering organizations, including OEPA Director Craig Butler and others. This will be followed by the planting of an American beech tree on the Ohio Statehouse grounds.

                   

“This is another example of great companies and organizations coming together here at the Ohio Statehouse to help educate the people of Ohio on the importance and benefits of planting trees,” said William Carleton, executive director, CSRAB.

 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger will be joined by Ohio legislators; OEPA Director Craig Butler; William Carleton, executive director, Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board; Karen Wise, president, of Keep Ohio Beautiful; and Michael Mennett,executive director, Keep Ohio Beautiful. See you Friday, April 22 at the Ohio Statehouse!

 

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