As the 50th Anniversary of Bahamas Independence approaches its landmark on July 10, 2023 the Independence Secretariat has held a plethora of activity for its ‘Road to 50’ celebration. On ‘Arbour Day,’ April 28, the Secretariat recognized international ‘tree day’ with Lignum Vitae tree plantings by various government agencies that would amount to 50 across the landscape. To the mantra, ‘Plant a Tree. Leave a Legacy!’ — Minister-of-State for Education and Technical & Vocational Training, the Hon. Zane Lightbourne joins school youngsters of H.O. Nash Junior High in planting the Lignum Vitae, Bahamas National Tree, on their school grounds.
From: Bahamas Information Services