George Sanchez, left, of Merced Public Works Department and Guy Anderson of the California Department of Forestry watch third graders from Alicia Reyes Elementary School plant a Bradford pear tree in Harriet Tubman Park on Thursday, April 17, 2014. This is Merced's 33rd year as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA.
George Sanchez, left, of Merced Public Works Department and Guy Anderson of the California Department of Forestry watch third graders from Alicia Reyes Elementary School plant a Bradford pear tree in Harriet Tubman Park on Thursday, April 17, 2014. This is Merced's 33rd year as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA.
George Sanchez, left, of Merced Public Works Department and Guy Anderson of the California Department of Forestry watch third graders from Alicia Reyes Elementary School plant a Bradford pear tree in Harriet Tubman Park on Thursday, April 17, 2014. This is Merced's 33rd year as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA.

Merced celebrates 33 years as Tree City USA

April 17, 2014 08:07 PM

UPDATED April 17, 2014 10:56 PM

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