The Nannen Arboretum is inviting the public to its Arbor Day celebration at 11 a.m. April 26 in the town center building.

Town of Ellicottville Supervisor Matt McAndrew and Village of Ellicottville Mayor John Burrell will make a proclamation declaring April 26 as Arbor Day in Ellicottville.

An Arbor Day tree will be planted by the Nannen Arboretum Society and the Tree City USA flag will be raised.

Guests will also hear from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) representative Dave Paradowski regarding diseases and pests of trees. Refreshments will be available. 

The Nannen Arboretum Society membership is open to anyone who desires to support the arboretum’s mission. Contact them at to join, as the society welcomes new members.

For more information, visit, search “Nannen Arboretum” on Facebook or find them on Instagram, @nannenarboretum.