Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Arbor Week Tree Give Away

The Winston County Natural Resources Council will hold their annual tree giveaway on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 9 a.m.  The tree giveaway will be held at the Alabama Forestry Commission's office at 225 Coats Street in Double Springs.  The office is located approximately .3 mile from the Winston County Courthouse, just off Blake Drive at the old TMA Sawmill site.

Species available this year are Blackgum, Beauty Berry, Shumard Oak, Cherrybark Oak, Nutall Oak, Sawtooth Oak, Overcup Oak, Green Ash, Crepe Myrtle, Redbud, Chinese Elm, Bald Cypress, Japanese Maple, Chickasaw Plum, Oak Leaf Hydrangea, River Birch, Crabapple, and Longleaf Pine.

The tree giveaway is held each year in conjunction with Arbor Week in Alabama, which is celebrated the last full week in February.  Along with the seedling, you will receive a fact sheet about the particular species you have chosen.  For more information, call 205 489-5014.

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