Parks Department to Receive Donation of Red Maple Trees

Note:  Due to the rainy weather, the ceremony will be held in the conference room of the Parks Services Building located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive.

Release Date: April 20, 2017

The Paducah Parks Services Department is excited to announce that Fluor Corporation and teaming partners LSRS and Chicago Bridge & Iron are donating more than 500 red maple trees to the City as a tribute to Earth Day. 

A planting ceremony will be Friday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the Noble Park Amphitheatre with representatives from Fluor and the City of Paducah in attendance.

Parks Services Director Mark Thompson says, “Tree planting partnerships such as this with Fluor positively impact the City’s environment, beauty, and budget.”

Cory Hicks, spokesperson for Fluor, says, "Fluor and our teaming partners are committed to improving the environment around us, and we are excited to partner with the City on this endeavor."

The trees will be planted at various parks across the city to help implement an underplanting program to provide new growth for future generations.

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated internationally on April 22.