Tree Plaques

Since the Tree Board was formed in 1995, numerous trees have been planted in the City of Bel Aire. Many of these trees were planted with a dedication plaque. Below is a comprehensive list of all trees with plaques planted in Bel Aire, and where to find them. 

Year
In Recognition To
Why
Location
Type of Tree

1995

Dale WingMemorial Tree,
Parks & Recreation Commission (Arbor Day)
City HallOak

1996

Milton MillsMemorial Tree,
Police Chief (Arbor Day)
City HallOak

1997

Herb IrickMemorial Tree
Planning Commission (Arbor Day)
City HallOak

1997

Elsie EatonMemorial Tree, VolunteerCity HallOak

1998

Charles EatonMayor & Council
(Arbor Day)
City HallOak

1999

Wm. E. BrookhouserMayor (Arbor Day)Brookhouser ParkOak

2000

James J. JacksonPlanning Commission (Arbor Day)Denise ParkOak

2001

Dale WalterMayor (Arbor Day)Bel Aire ParkOak

2001

Beems FamilyGift from the FamilyBel Aire ParkMaple

2001

Victims of 9/11Memorial Tree,
9/11
Bel Aire ParkUnknown

2002

Bev DunningPlanning Commission
(Arbor Day)
Eagle Lake ParkSawtooth Oak

2002

H. Duane JohnsonMemorial Tree, Volunteer45th & OliverUnknown

2002

Not ApplicableFreedom Tree37th & OliverUnknown

2003

Lyle AckermanMayor & Council
(Arbor Day)
Eagle Lake ParkOak

2006

Harold & Carolyn SmithMayor/Volunteers
(Arbor Day)
Bel Aire ParkOak

2007

Richard SutterMemorial Tree,
Tree Board (Arbor Day)
City HallPear

2008

Ellie SkokanVolunteer
(Arbor Day)
City HallMaple

2009

Gary O'NealMayor & Council
(Arbor Day)
City HallPear

2010

Stephanie & Don LentzTree Board Members
(Arbor Day)
Central ParkChinese Pistache

2010

Randy JacksonWSU Plane Crash SurvivorBel Aire ParkSurvivor Tree

2010

Dennis & Cheryl McCallumHouse Fire SurvivorsMcCallum's HomeSurvivor Tree

2011

Betty MartineDeputy City Clerk
(Arbor Day)
City HallLacebark Elm

2012

Carolyn MarlierMemorial Tree,
City Council (Arbor Day)
Central ParkUnknown

2012

Bel Aire Tree BoardSee plaqueCentral ParkHoneylocust

2013

Kae BowlesMemorial Tree,
Tree Board (Arbor Day)
Central ParkSawtooth Oak

2014

Sgt. Alex FuncheonMemorial Tree,
Fallen Soldier (Arbor Day)
Central ParkChinese Pistache

2015

Moe & Kathy TerrebonneTree Board Members
(Arbor Day)
Central ParkChinese Pistache

2016

Sedgwick Co. Fire Dept.Public Service (Arbor Day)Bel Aire Fire Station #37Survivor Tree

2017

Not Applicable(Arbor Day)Central ParkFlashfire Maple

2018

Bel Aire Lions ClubVolunteer Service
(Arbor Day)
Bel Aire Recreation CenterSouthern Magnolia cultivar "Bracken's Brown Beauty"

Unknown

Not ApplicableTree Top Nursery
Gift to the City
Central ParkPine

Unknown

Not ApplicableBel Aire Tree Board
Gift to the City
City HallSurvivor Tree