Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Saturday

January 13, 2022

Escambia County is partnering with UF/IFAS Escambia Extension and West Florida Public Libraries to give away 100 one-gallon trees at three libraries in southern Escambia County.

The giveaway is open to residents of Escambia County beginning at 10 a.m. at the following locations:

  • Pensacola Library – 239 North Spring Street
  • Tryon Library – 1200 Langley Avenue
  • Southwest Library – 12248 Gulf Beach Highway

Two trees will be allotted per family. Trees are donated on a first-come, first-served basis and are available while supplies last.

Four different species of trees will be available: pond cypress (Taxodium ascendens); dahoon holly (Illex cassine); mayhaw (Crateagus opaca); and red maple (Acer rubrum). Each site will have 25 of each species as well as “right tree, right place” education and planting information.

Pictured: A red maple tree. Photo courtesy UF/IFAS Escambia Extension for, click to enlarge.


5 Responses to “Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Saturday”

  1. bookworm on January 13th, 2022 9:42 pm

    Why no library in the Ensley/Cantonment area is the bigger question…

  2. StraightShooter on January 13th, 2022 7:43 pm

    The Extension office is in the somewhat North End. Why wouldn’t at least have one at their office.

  3. Robin on January 13th, 2022 2:54 pm

    I’m wondering the same thing too!

  4. Tammy on January 13th, 2022 2:03 pm

    I was wondering the same thing. I live in Molino last year they had a tree giveaway in Molino. What has happened?

  5. Richard on January 13th, 2022 11:27 am

    Why is there no give away in the north end ?

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