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Students Celebrate Arbor Day
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Every year, the last Friday in April is Arbor Day in Iowa, but this year it also happens to be National Arbor Day too.
Students at Taylor Elementary in Cedar Rapids put in hard work on Friday planting new trees.
With many threats now facing Iowa's tree population, including the emerald ash borer, officials with the Department of Natural Resources say it crucial for kids to learn the importance of planting new trees and replacing the trees lost to the ash borer.