A "Hope Tree," a symbol of hope for the future, will be planted as part of Arbor Day activities at the Ronald V. Jensen Living Historical Farm, according to farm volunteer Kathy Quinton. The farm recognizes Arbor Day in activities Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Other activities will take place throughout the day, including work in flower beds and the vegetable garden.'Graduate student Steve Repic demonstrates tree trimming or pruning techniques at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Repic draws upon his experience as grounds foreman at the University of Calgary.
Local resident Alma Zbinden will be at the farm site as well. Zbinden provides extensive information concerning authentic or historical tree varieties. He will answer questions for visitors at the Jensen Farm, Quinton said.
The Jensen Living Historical Farm is located six miles southwest of Logan on U.S. Highway 89-91 and is operated by Utah State University. Admission is $5 per family, $2 for adults, $1 for senior citizens and .50 cents for children. A season pass for families is available for $20.
For more information call 245-4064.