The ceremony Friday morning comes after a weeklong tree-planting effort at Riverside Park that involved youth volunteers and city workers.
Salt Lake City Urban Forester Bill Rutherford created the grove project, which he says will develop into a peaceful place for residents to visit and reflect on things they're grateful for.
The project coincides with Arbor Day, which began in Nebraska in 1872 as a way to promote tree planting and became a national event in 1907.
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