Arbor Day

Kid-Climbing-Tree-Arbor-DayPlease join The Franklin Tree Commission and the City of Franklin Parks Department for tons of fun in the trees with opportunities in tree climbing, kids’ activities, food, information and free tree saplings at Pinkerton Park in Franklin on Saturday, April 18, from 10am-2pm in celebration of Arbor Day.

Master Tree Climbing Instructor Tim Kovar, from Tree Climbing Planet, will guide individuals into the crown of a tree for a public tree climb with several stations, all certified equipment will be provided during this annual family friendly event. Participants will ascend into the tree using the same rope-and-saddle method that canopy researchers use.

Read Our Interview With Tim Kovar

The tree climb is free and open to the public. Participants must be at least six years old and be wearing closed-toe shoes. For more information please check out the website at www.franklintn.gov/arborday or email specific questions to parksinfo@franklintn.gov.

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