April 23, 2021
1427 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Friday, April 23, 2021
City of Hot Springs Urban Forester Allen Bates and the Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC) are having a tree giveaway event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 23, at the Garland County Library in recognition of National Arbor Day, which is April 30.
Bates will be providing 100 free trees of each of the following species: cherrybark oak, chinkapin oak, overcup oak and baldcypress bare root seedlings. The AFC will be giving away white oaks, two year-old water oak seedlings and tree planting information.
Bates said the event is being held to help promote tree planning and to grow the Hot Springs urban forest. This giveaway, along with the one held on March 5, will add more than 800 trees to be planted in our community.