Press Release

Hampden Tree City USA – Arbor Day Celebration!

HAMPDEN, Maine — The Town of Hampden wishes to invite all interested persons to attend our annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony, as part of Maine Arbor Week, May 20-24, 2012. This year’s event will take place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at Dorothea Dix Park in Hampden.

The Town of Hampden was honored with the National Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA designation for the sixth year in a row, on Monday, May 20, at a ceremony in Auburn. The Tree City USA status represents a community effort to emphasize the numerous environmental and social benefits that trees provide. Hampden is committed to planting and preserving trees as an important natural and community resource.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Gretchen Heldmann at (207)862-4500