Commissioner David Garza shared a few words. The City of San Benito, the San Benito Chamber of Commerce, and the San Benito School District were well represented at the dedication.
The dignitaries and the Arboretum Committee get ready to plant our first tree!
Our first tree to plant was a Brasil Tree. It's a native to our area. Check back at this sight for information on each of the species that we include in this project.
Lastly, we watered our new trees in! It has been a long time since it rained, so this acre was absolutely arid. Large cracks were found all over the heavy clay ground. Thankfully, the county send a water truck that gave each tree a BIG drink of water. See the holes in the background? Each of those - a total of 29 - will hold a tree by the end of the day.