October 29, 2018
Phillipsburg Mayor Lance Munyon proclaimed October 29, 2018 as Arbor Day in the City of Phillipsburg. A Burr Oak was planted in honor of the occasion at the home of Matt and Lindsey Gannon at corner of South 5th and Fischer Drive. Planting services were provided by Solida Tree Service.
The City of Phillipsburg has been recognized as a Tree City USA for 31 straight years by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The Shade Tree Commission is responsible for planning and directing all the operations to gather the interest of shade tree culture within the Phillipsburg city limits. Commission members are Howard King, Tracy Beach, and Brad Lare.