MADISON, NJ - Madison's annual May Day, which is a town wide beautification day, will now be taking place in June or later, announced Madison Mayor Bob Conley.

During the council meeting, Mayor Conley issued a proclamation to Nancy and Jean on the importance of Arbor Day.

"Arbor Day is now observed throughout the nation and the world", Mayor Conley proclaimed. "Trees can reduce the erosion and precious top soil by wind and water, cut heating and cooling costs, moderate temperature, clean air, produce oxygen and provide habitats for wildlife."

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Trees are renewable resources and also improve property value and beautify the community", he stated.

Mayor Conley stated that "through the efforts of the Shade Tree Management Board and the Friends of Madison Shade Tree Incorporated, the Borough of Madison has been recognized as Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation for 35 consecutive year".

Mayor Conley has proclaimed Saturday May 2 as Arbor Day and "urge all citizens to support the efforts to care for our trees".



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