The first-grade classes of Brock Bridge Elementary School will assist in the planting of several thousand trees from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the Maryland City Water Reclamation Facility on Brock Bridge Road in Maryland City.
The trees are being donated by the forestry division of the state Department of Natural Resources, which provides trees and labor for planting in order to reforest open areas.
The trees will be planted on five acres. Trees to be planted are 3,400 pine, 600 sawtooth oak, 100 pine oak, 100 red oak, and 350 sugar maples. At the plant, 560 pine and 50 sawtooth oaks will be plantedon a half-acre.
Punch and cookies will be served after the planting. Turn onto Brockbridge Road from Route 198, and the plant is on the right just past the Moose Lodge. Information: 464-3065 or 222-7586.