Arbor Day 2016



Friday, April 29

Saturday, April 30

Sunday, May 1



Corning Visitor Center grounds


Friday, April 29: Free admission to the grounds

- nonmember tickets for Canopy Walk & Emergent Tower $4 for adults, $2 for children

Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1: Nonmember discount admission $10 per car OR

$20 per car for combo admission and Canopy Walk/Emergent Tower tickets, while supplies last

Sponsors: The Davey Tree Expert Co.; Bartlett Tree Experts  



Come join the nationally celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.  Family fun and activities, including opportunities to talk with certified tree service professionals.  Free tree seedling give-away while supplies last.  



Arbor Day Lecture: "Out on a Limb - Exploration of Global Forest Canopies"

Friday, April 29, 7pm

Meg Lowman, PhD, chief of science and sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences. Lowman is internationally known for her tree canopy research and is the author of Life in the Treetops. The lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Only a few tickets are still available for this program. Please call 440.602.3833 to make reservations.



Family-friendly activities between 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday:

  • Kids guided tree climbing
  • Crafts and activities
  • Great Lakes Timber Show (10:30am; 12:30pm; 2:30pm)
  • Tree Discovery Packs
  • Portable Sawmill Demonstrations
  • Character presentations by Johnny Appleseed (Saturday and Sunday) and John Muir (Sunday only)

Free consultation with certified Tree Service Professionals from organizations such as:

  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • Busy Bee Services Ltd.
  • Independent Tree Service
  • International Society of Arboriculture
  • Ornamental Pruning
  • The Davey Tree Expert Co.
  • The Pruning Company
  • VanCuren Services, Inc.


Cash food/beverage concessions available.



Interested in volunteering at this event? Contact Holden's volunteer office at 440.602.8003