Watertown’s fall tree planting scheduled for Saturday

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WATERTOWN — Volunteers from Tree Watertown, the city of Watertown’s Street Tree Advisory Board, will conduct their 21st annual fall tree planting project on Saturday.

The project will involve planting 41 bare-root trees at various locations along North Pleasant Street, as well as two nearby pocket parks. The rain or shine event begins at 9 a.m.

The project is funded through the support of the Northern New York Community Foundation’s Carolyn Whitney Fund.

Refreshments will be provided by AmeriCU and Tree Watertown.

Tree Watertown members and state Department of Environmental Conservation staff will assist volunteers in proper tree planting methods throughout the project.

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