TRENTON-On Friday, April 29, at 11 a.m., the Department of Environmental Protection's State Forestry Services will join Parsippany-Troy Hills Township and the New Jersey Community Forestry Council to plant trees in observance of Arbor Day, and to recognize communities and people around the state for their dedication to New Jersey's trees.
The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills was chosen to host New Jersey's Arbor Day event in honor of the community's 40th year as a Tree City USA. To commemorate Arbor Day, one eastern white pine tree and one American elm tree will be planted in Veterans Memorial Park to honor the community's Tree USA accomplishment and to celebrate forestry in New Jersey's rich forest heritage.
The event will take place at Veterans Memorial Park at Route 46 East and Vail Road in Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, in Morris County.
From Interstate 287 southbound, take Route 287 south to exit 42 for Route 202 toward Route 46/Dover/Clifton. Go 2/10ths of a mile and turn left onto Route 202 south. Follow 202 for 3-10ths oof a mile and use the left two lanes to turn left onto Route 46 East. Go 7/10ths of a mile. The park will be on the right.
From Interstate 287 northbound, take Route 287 north to exit 41A for Interstate 80 East/Smith Road toward Route 46/New York City. Keep right about 1/10th of a mile and follow signs for Route 46. Follow Smith Road for a half mile to Route 46 East. The park will be on the right.