NFL Tree Planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

Join us for NFL Tree Planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

WHAT: NFL Tree Planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

A short program followed by Miss Maria Lazowski’s 2nd grade class from Saint Paul Music Academy planting twenty-two native ornamental trees around the Frog Pond in front of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory.

The tree planting at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is one of more than a dozen Super Bowl LII urban forestry projects taking place during the 2017 planting season. Super Bowl LII urban forestry grants have been awarded to numerous projects in Minnesota that will restore, beautify and enhance local areas.

WHO: Como Campus Manager, Michelle Furrer; Como Friends Director of Events & Sponsorships, Caroline Mehlhop; Miss Maria Lazowski’s 2nd grade class from Saint Paul Music Academy; Verizon Green Team

WHEN: Wednesday, September 27 at 11:45am

VISUALS: Miss Maria Lazowski’s 2nd grade class from Saint Paul Music Academy planting twenty-two native ornamental trees.

WHERE: 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul 55103. Around the Frog Pond, in front of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory.

About Super Bowl Environmental:
The NFL has incorporated environmental projects into the management of Super Bowl for 25 years. These environmental projects are part of the NFL’s broader community impact efforts aimed to leave a positive legacy in each Super Bowl host community.

The Super Bowl Environmental Program is part of the NFL’s sustainability platform. Carried out in partnership with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, the program aims to reduce the environmental impact of Super Bowl events and leave a positive, “green” legacy in host communities. These efforts include food recovery and distribution, recycling and solid waste management, urban forestry projects and the use of “green energy” to power events.

The NFL has incorporated environmental projects into the management of Super Bowl for 25 years. These environmental projects are part of the NFL’s broad effort to leave a positive legacy in each Super Bowl host community.

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