CHAPTER 507

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, this State has been richly endowed with its natural resources of forests, flowers and bird life; and

WHEREAS, it is highly important that the citizens of today pass on to our posterity this rich heritage; and

WHEREAS, every man, woman and child in this State can play a constructive part in the preservation and the building up of these important resources; and

WHEREAS, it is highly important that our youth be well informed in the development and maintenance of these values;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, in compliance of Section 2895 in the Revised Code of Delaware, do hereby designate Friday, March 18, 1949, as

ARBOR AND BIRD DAY

and urge in the interest of the development of our forestry and bird life the conservation and improvement of our natural resources; and that all institutions of education and learning observe this day by planting shrubs and trees; and to stress through school and community programs the importance of protecting and developing trees, forests, and bird life.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor
of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my
hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of
Delaware to be hereunto affixed this fourteenth
(GREAT SEAL) day of March, in the year of our Lord one thous-
and nine hundred and forty-nine, and of the In-

dependence of the United States of America, the

one hundred and seventy-third.

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of STATE