Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Saturday In Barrineau Park

January 19, 2018

The annual Arbor Day tree giveaway is coming up Saturday at in Barrineau Park.

Florida Arbor Day is observed the third Friday in January to recognize the benefits of trees, and to encourage planting and care. The Florida Forest Service and Escambia County UF-IFAS Extension will hold the Barrineau Park event with additional support from Escambia County Department of Natural Resource Management, Resource Management Services and the Northview High School FFA club.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon at Barrineau Park Community Center, located at 6055 Barrineau Park School Road.

Trees in one-gallon containers will be given away. Species include tulip poplar, Chickasaw plum, Shumard oak and fringetree. Special edition Arbor Day water bottles featuring the winning design from last year’s art contest also will be given away. A tree will be planted for the community center and as a demonstration of proper planting.

Pictured: Last year’s Arbor Day Tree Giveaway was held in Davisville. file photos, click to enlarge.


One Response to “Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Saturday In Barrineau Park”

  1. Carolyn Bramblett on January 19th, 2018 5:51 am

    Thanks for the update.

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