A tree planting day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 at at Los Flores Ranch Park. Participants will meet at the Visitors Center, located at 6271 Dominion Road.

The goal is to plant 100 coast live oak trees, according to the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department. Tools will be supplied. Volunteers should bring water and wear appropriate work clothes, including closed-toed shoes, pants, hat and gloves.

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Conservation is a main priority at the park, the city said in a statement. More than 500 oak trees sprouted from seed in the Los Flores Ranch Park nursery have been planted by volunteer members of the community.

For more information, call 925-0951, ext. 2260, or visit the Recreation and Parks Department’s administrative office at 615 S. McClelland St.

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