Spokane is once again a "Tree City". It's a designation that only goes to municipalities that meet certain conditions (explained below.)
To celebrate our Tree City-hood, which we've achieved for six straight years. Spokane Parks and Rec are having a "to-do" Saturday from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.
It's at the Finch Arboretum. You know, the place where the department recently earned national fame (or is it notoriety) for blowing up the burrows of ground squirrels, with the critters inside.
If you think you hear a 21-gun salute, make sure that it's actually, you know, guns.
Criteria for Tree Cities inside:
City Parks says: "To qualify
Specifically, the requirements involve having: