MEDIA ADVISORY: The City of Bishop and LADWP Celebrate Tree Planting Partnership

WHAT:
The City of Bishop and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will host a block party for downtown businesses and Bishop and LADWP dignitaries to come together to celebrate the South Main Street Beautification Project which planted news trees and installed new planter boxes in downtown Bishop.

The event will be an opportunity forĀ attendees to celebrate and learn more about the successful completion of the first project in the City of Bishop-LADWP partnership and provide input on where they would like to see future enhancements downtown.

WHEN:
Friday October 4, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

WHERE:
The corner of West Line Street and South Main Street (Parking lot of Country Glass)

WHO:
Jim Ellis, Bishop City Mayor

Anselmo Collins, LADWP Director of Water Operations
Clarence Martin, LADWP Aqueduct Manager

VISUALS:
Ten planter boxes installed and 30 California Friendly Ā® Trees planted along portions of South Main Street.

Trees: Chanticleer Pear, Purple Robe Locust, Shantung Maple, Chokecherry, London Plane Sycamore

CONTACT INFO:
Elaine Kabala, City of Bishop
EKabala@CityofBishop.com; (760) 873-8458

Jessica Johnson, LADWP
jessica.johnson@ladwp.com; (213) 271-3369

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