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Governor McDonnell Celebrates Earth Day at Pocahontas State Park

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell celebrated Earth Day at Pocahontas State Park with a special Stewardship Virginia event on Friday, April 20.

Governor McDonnell studies the Tree Identification Guide on the Guided Hike led by Park Naturalist Krista Weatherford
Governor McDonnell studies the Tree Identification Guide
on the Hike led by Park Naturalist Krista Weatherford

Students from Grove Avenue Christian School and a homeschool group participated in the event which included a tree identification hike lead by Park Naturalist Krista Weatherford. The Governor then planted five River Birch trees with the students. Governor McDonnell presented each student with a Stewardship Virginia certificate for participating.

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell assists in planting a tree at an Earth Day event at Pocahontas State Park
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell assists in planting a River Birch tree at an
Earth Day event at Pocahontas State Park

Governor McDonnell poses with youth attending the Earth Day event at Pocahontas State Park
Governor McDonnell poses with youth attending the Earth Day event
at Pocahontas State Park. The Youth are holding their
Stewardship Virginia Certificates.

Here is a slideshow of pictures from the Governor's Flickr account of the event.


Published: 04/21/2012


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