Mayor Fleury D'Elia and Town Council presented a proclamation at the April 11th Town Council meeting to the Trophy Club Parks & Recreation Department designating April 28,2023 as Arbor Day in Trophy Club. We're also proud to announce that Trophy Club has been re-certified as a designated 2023 Tree City USA community for excellence in urban forestry management. This is our 19th year receiving this honor, and we're committed to continuing our efforts to preserve and protect trees.
Town of Trophy Club, Texas
A PROCLAMATION OF THE TROPHY CLUB TOWN COUNCIL PROCLAIMING APRIL 28, 2023 AS ARBOR DAY; RECOGNIZING THAT THE YEAR 2023 MARKS THE 151ST ANNIVERSARY OF ARBOR DAY.
WHEREAS, in 1872, J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees, and
WHEREAS, this holiday, called Arbor Day, was first observed with the planting of more than 1 Million Trees in Nebraska, and
WHEREAS, Arbor Day is now observed throughout the Nation and the World, and
WHEREAS, trees can be a solution to combating climate change by reducing the erosion of our precious topsoil by wind and water, cutting heating and cooling costs, moderating the temperature, cleaning the air, producing life-giving oxygen, and providing habitat for wildlife and
WHEREAS, trees are a renewable resource providing paper, wood for our homes, fuel for our fires, and countless other wood products, and
WHEREAS, trees in our town increase property values, enhance the economic vitality of business areas, and beautify our community, and
WHEREAS, trees–wherever they are planted-are a source of joy and spiritual renewal.
WHEREAS, the Town of Trophy Club has been recognized for the nineteenth straight year as a “Tree City, USA” by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, MAYOR ALICIA FLEURY D’ELIA, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE TROPHY CLUB TOWN COUNCIL DO HEREBY PROCLAIM:
“APRIL 28, 2023 AS ARBOR DAY IN TROPHY CLUB, TX” Further, I urge all citizens to support efforts to protect our trees and woodlands by
planting more trees to promote the well-being of our generation and future generations. PASSED AND APPROVED on A p r i l 1 1 , 2023 by the Trophy Club Town Council.