The event happened this morning in Highland Park.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Today is the last Friday in April, meaning it’s Arbor Day — a day dedicated to planting trees.

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Today, Duquesne Light and the City of Pittsburgh planted more than a dozen trees in Highland Park.

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(Photo Credit: Tim Lawson/KDKA Photojournalist)

The hope is that the trees will build the tree canopy in the neighborhood.

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The trees will also benefit local wildlife and help with pollination.