Superior celebrates grant from America in Bloom

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A celebration was held Friday morning at Fairlawn Mansion to acknowledge what the City of Superior accomplished with a grant from America in Bloom and the Canadian National Railway.

The CN grant,“From the Ground Up funds provided the opportunity to install over 140 native trees and 175 native shrubs along the Osaugie Trail, Barker’s Island, and Wisconsin Point.

"I think that this project really helps to create a sense of place and instills pride and investment into the community,” said Linda Cadotte, the Director of Parks and Recreation and Forestry for Superior. “You know plants give a calming presence. They help with so many different things as well as just beautifying."

Additionally, America in Bloom (awarded the City for its efforts in water resources management and for honoring diverse community heritage with the Celebrating Heritage Award.