A seldom-used park has new life as the City of Bransonholds its annual Arbor Day observance in NygardPark. The park is on Fifth Street, behind the old school building in the Thompson Addition neighborhood. City planning assistant Tara Norback says residents told city officials during a neighborhood meeting that they wanted the park to be more inviting, so work began to make it more user-friendly…
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The new trees are part of Branson’s Arbor Day observance, as the city accepts its 17th consecutive Tree City USA Award from the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Branson’s Nygard Park is now more inviting and user-friendly, thanks to the work of Boy Scouts, volunteers and city public works crews. The improved park on Fifth Street is the focus today of Branson’s annual Arbor Day observance. City planning assistant Tara Norback says the removing a chain link fence makes the park behind the old school building more open to neighborhood residents, and the work didn’t end there…
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There are also nearly 2-dozen newly donated trees, with 4 more going into the ground in observance of Arbor Day, as Branson receives its 17th consecutive Tree City USA Award.
Residents of Branson’s Thompson Addition neighborhood have a more user-friendly park, thanks to the efforts of Boy Scouts, volunteers and public works crews. City planning assistant Tara Norback says the seldom-used Nygard Park on Fifth Street behind the old school building now has a new look and feel…
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Norback says much of the work has been done over the past month, including new seed where old concrete steps and sidewalks used to be, and more than 2-dozen new trees, including 4 planted today in observance of Arbor Day.