Free trees for ‘Tree Planting Week’

LOGO USDA Rural Development logoThe Chickasaw County Soil and Water Conservation District will be celebrating “Tree Planting Week” with seedlings free to the public Friday, February 8.

Seedlings available are persimmon, black walnut, redbud, river birch, cypress, sawtooth oak, white flowering dogwood and loblolly pine. The tree give away begins February 8 at 8 a.m. at the USDA Center on Lee Horn Drive in Houston and then in Okolona at the downtown Mini Park at 1 p.m.

The seedlings are offered in limited supply to the public on a first come basis to promote “Tree Planting Week” in Mississippi.

For more information call the USDA office at 456-1499 ext. 3.


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