As a public resource, the Mississippi Forestry Commission compiled this list from the individual responses of the MSWCC, SWCD, MSU Extension Service, MFC Outreach, & NRCS offices statewide. It is intended to be a helpful resource for the public to locate local Arbor Day tree giveaways & sales in their area. It may not be comprehensive. These events are not facilitated by the Mississippi Forestry Commission. If you are aware of additional Arbor Day Tree Giveaways & Sales in your area, please feel free to share them with bforester@mfc.state.ms.us and they will be added to this list.

Glossary of Acronyms:Three Rivers State Forest
NRCS - Natural Resources Conservation Service
SWCD - Soil & Water Conservation District
MSWCC - MS Soil & Water Conservation Commission
MFC - Mississippi Forestry Commission
 

  • Adams County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Friday, February 2, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 2660 Sherman Avenue, Vicksburg, MS 39183 (in the parking lot)
    Contact: Nancy Melancon, 601-630-0278 Ext. 2345; nancy.melancon@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: dogwood, crape myrtle, bald cypress, red maple, live oak, cherry bark oak, and loblolly pine.
    Additional info: Adams County NRCS
     
  • Bolivar County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Start time: 9:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: Bolivar County Agricultural Building - 406 North Martin Luther King Drive, Suite 2, Cleveland, MS 38732
    Contact: Teressa Oakes, 846-1448, Ext. 3; teressa.oakes@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: crape myrtle, sawtooth oak, & bald cypress
    Additional info: Bolivar County SWCD
     
  • Calhoun County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: NRCS Office - 411 South Main St, Calhoun City,  MS 38916 
    Contact: Sandra Lee, District Clerk  662-628-8732 Ext. 101; Sandra.Lee@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: butterfly bush, white dogwood, red maple, persimmon, red mulberry, sawtooth oak, bald cypress 
    Additional info: Calhoun County SWCD
     
  • DeSoto County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon (while supplies last)
    Location: Snowden Grove Park, Complex A-C - 6450 Getwell Rd, Southaven, MS 38672
    Contact: Meleiah Tyus, 662-912-4152, desotocountyswcd@gmail.com
    Trees available: Bald cypress, black walnut, eastern redbud, flowering dogwood, sugarberry, green ash, pawpaw, pecan, red maple, river birch, loblolly pine, cherrybark oak, sawtooth oak, Shumard oak, tulip poplar
    Additional info: DeSoto County SWCD
     
  • Forrest County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Monday, February 15, 2018
    Start time: 10:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center - 962 Sullivan Dr., Hattiesburg, MS
    Contact: Carolyn Hartfield, 601-583-1184, Ext. 3; carolyn.hartfield@ms.nacdnet.net 
    Trees available: sawtooth oak, Nuttall oak, swamp chestnut oak, persimmon and wild pear
    Additional info: Forrest County SWCD
     
  • Grenada County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 2330 Sunset Drive, Grenada, MS 38901
    Contact: Japhia Williams, 662-226-4441 Ext. 3; Japhia.williams@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: loblolly pine, sawtooth oak, bald cypress
    Additional info: Grenada County SWCD
     
  • Harrison County
    Tree Giveaway (available to Harrison County Landowners)
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Time: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Harrison County SWCD - 12238 Ashley Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503
    Contact: Beth D’Aquilla, 228-831-1647, Ext. 3; beth.daquilla@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: live oak, southern magnolia, swamp chestnut oak, Shumard oak
    Additional info: Harrison County SWCD
     
  • Hinds County
    S.T.E.M., Leaves, & Trees: A science celebration of Mississippi Arbor Day
    Tree Giveaway (Museum admission required)
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - 2148 Riverside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39202
    Contact: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, 601-576-6000, bforester@mfc.state.ms.us
    Additional info: Click here for more event information.
     
  • Humphreys County
    Tree Giveaway 
    Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 304 West Jackson Street, Belzoni, MS 39038 
    Contact: Ramona Hagar, 662-247-8732 Ext. 101; ramona.hagar@ms.nacdnet.net 
    Trees available: willow oak, Nuttall oak, sawtooth oak, bald cypress, river birch, crape myrtle 
    Additional info: Humphreys County SWCD  
     
  • Jefferson Davis County
    Tree sale
    Date(s): Monday, February 5 - Wednesday, February 7, 2018
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Office - 714 Columbia Ave., Prentiss, MS 39474
    Contact: Hope Daley, 601-792-8601 Ext. 3; hope.daley@ms.nacdnet.net 
    Trees available: red crape myrtle, bald cypress, yellow poplar, sawtooth oak, mayhaw, peach, pear, plum and apple
    Additional info: Jefferson Davis County NRCS
  • Lafayette County
    Tree giveaway
    Date:  Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Mississippi Forestry Commission Work Center - 310 Highway 30 East, Oxford, MS 38655
    Contact: Jimmie Carol Watts, 662-234-8704 Ext. 3; jimmiecarol.watts@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Fruit Trees- Belle of Georgia Peach, Bartlett Pear, and Santa Rosa Plum; Hardwood - American Plum, Bald Cypress, Black Walnut, Chinese Chestnut, Eastern Redbud, Persimmon, Red Maple, Sawtooth Oak, White Oak, White Flowering Dogwood, and Southern Magnolia
    Additional info: The fruit trees and Southern Magnolia are limited to 1 per variety; hardwood seedlings are limited to 3 varieties and a total of 15 seedlings, and pine seedlings are limited to 2 bundles of 25 seedlings.

  • Lauderdale County
    Tree Giveaway
    Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 1030 Hwy 19 South, Meridian, MS 39301
    Contact: Lisa Horne or Kelvin Jackson, 601-483-4100 Ext. 3; Kelvin.Jackson@ms.usda.gov
    Trees available: Loblolly pine, longleaf pine, Nuttall oak, bald cypress, persimmon, may haw
    Additional info: Lauderdale County NRCS

  • Leflore County
    Tree giveaway
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Start Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Parking lot of Eastgate Shopping Center on U.S. 82. Around 2608 Highway 82 East, Greenwood, MS 38930
    Contact: Lashon Counts, 662-455-1199 Ext. 3; wendy.l.counts@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Sawtooth oak, crape myrtle, and redbud
    Additional info: Leflore County NRCS

  • Lowndes County
    Tree giveaway
    Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: NRCS Office - 2282 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Suite #1, Columbus, MS 39705
    Contact:  Lori Chiasson or Jay Jay Henderson, 662-328-5921 Ext. 3
    Trees available: Hardwood tree bundle (5 trees in each bundle), sawtooth oak, flowering dogwood, red maple, Chinese chestnut, loblolly pine
    Additional info: Lowndes County SWCD - limit one bundle per person.
     
  • Madison County (Canton)
    Tree giveaway & sale
    Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Canton, MS at the Courthouse Square
    Contact: Madison County SWCD, 601-859-4272 Ext. 3; Celia.Miller@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: The free bundle will contain 2 Sawtooth Oak, 2 Live Oak, and 2 Bald Cypress. 
    The flowering bundle will sell for $5 each, bundle contains: 2 Wax Myrtle, 2 Crape Myrtle, and 2 Dogwood. 
    Apple fruit tree bundles will sell for $10 each, bundle contains: 2 Granny Smith Apple Trees
    **Must be resident of Madison County to purchase Apple Trees. ONLY 50 bundles of Apple Trees available at each location. LIMIT ONE BUNDLE PER FAMILY.** 
    Additional info: Madison County SWCD
     
  • Madison County (Flora)
    Tree giveaway & sale
    Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Flora, MS – Across from Corner Street Market Main Street
    Contact: Madison County SWCD, 601-859-4272 Ext. 3; Celia.Miller@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: The free bundle will contain 2 Sawtooth Oak, 2 Live Oak, and 2 Bald Cypress. 
    The flowering bundle will sell for $5 each, bundle contains: 2 Wax Myrtle, 2 Crape Myrtle, and 2 Dogwood.  
    Apple fruit tree bundles will sell for $10 each, bundle contains: 2 Granny Smith Apple Trees
    **Must be resident of Madison County to purchase Apple Trees. ONLY 50 bundles of Apple Trees available at each location. LIMIT ONE BUNDLE PER FAMILY.** 
    Additional info: Madison County SWCD
     
  • Madison County (City of Madison)
    Tree giveaway & sale
    Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Madison, MS at Kroger - Colony Crossing
    Contact: Madison County SWCD, 601-859-4272 Ext. 3; Celia.Miller@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: The free bundle will contain 2 Sawtooth Oak, 2 Live Oak, and 2 Bald Cypress. 
    The flowering bundle will sell for $5 each, bundle contains: 2 Wax Myrtle, 2 Crape Myrtle, and 2 Dogwood.  
    Apple fruit tree bundles will sell for $10 each, bundle contains: 2 Granny Smith Apple Trees
    **Must be resident of Madison County to purchase Apple Trees. ONLY 50 bundles of Apple Trees available at each location. LIMIT ONE BUNDLE PER FAMILY.** 
    Additional info: Madison County SWCD
     
  • Madison County (Ridgeland)
    Tree giveaway & sale
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Ridgeland, MS at Ridgeland City Hall
    Contact: Madison County SWCD, 601-859-4272 Ext. 3; Celia.Miller@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: The free bundle will contain 2 Sawtooth Oak, 2 Live Oak, and 2 Bald Cypress. 
    The flowering bundle will sell for $5 each, bundle contains: 2 Wax Myrtle, 2 Crape Myrtle, and 2 Dogwood.  
    Apple fruit tree bundles will sell for $10 each, bundle contains: 2 Granny Smith Apple Trees 
    **Must be resident of Madison County to purchase Apple Trees. ONLY 50 bundles of Apple Trees available at each location. LIMIT ONE BUNDLE PER FAMILY.** 
    Additional info: Madison County SWCD
     
  • Marion County
    Tree giveaway
    Date(s): Monday, February 12 - Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: 4 Bellewood Park, Columbia, MS (drive around to back of building - we will be in parking lot) 
    Contact: Suzanne Cook, 601-731-5400 Ext. 3 *will be unable to take calls during the event. First come, first served.; Suzanne.Cook@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Hardwood and pine (sycamore, yellow poplar, burr oak, Shumard oak, swamp chestnut oak, native sweet pecan, bald cypress) 
  • Sharkey County
    Tree giveaway
    Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 70 Frontage Road, Rolling Fork, MS 39159
    Contact: Terri Harden, 662-873-0004 Ext. 3; terri.harden@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Shumard oak, Nuttall, red and white crape myrtle
    Additional info: Sharkey County NRCS

  • Sunflower County
    Tree giveaway
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 212 North Martin Luther King Drive, Indianola, MS 38571
    Contact:  Tammy Kitchens, 662-207-8264; tammy.kitchens@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Sawtooth oak, cypress, crape myrtle and river birch
    Additional info: Sunflower County NRCS

  • Tallahatchie County
    Tree Giveaway & sale
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: 309 West Cypress Street, Suite B, Charleston, MS 38921
    Contact: Tiffany Franklin, 662-647-8857 Ext. 101; Tiffany.franklin@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Crape Myrtle Saplings-$1; Sawtooth Oak Saplings- Free 
    Additional info: Tallahatchie County NRCS

  • Tate County
    Tree giveaway
    Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. (while supplies last)
    Location: Farmers Market - 451 Norfleet Drive, Senatobia, MS 38668
    Contact: Amanda Etlicher, 662-560-9001 Ext. 3; amanda.etlicher@ms.nacdnet.net
    Trees available: Mixed loblolly Pine, Cherrybark Oak, Sawtooth Oak, Southern Red Oak, and Black Walnut
    Additional info: Tate County NRCS

  • Union County
    Tree giveaway
    Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon (while supplies last)
    Location: USDA Service Center - 712 Coulter Dive, New Albany, MS 38652
    Contact: Sandra Dixon, 662-538-0030, sandra.dixon@ms.nacdnet.net; or John Estes, john.estes1@ms.usda.gov 
    Trees available: persimmon, sawtooth oak, red maple, white flowering dogwood 
    Additional info: Union County NRCS

  • Walthall  County
    Tree sale
    Date: Saturday, February 13, 2018
    Start time: 8:00 a.m. - (while supplies last)
    Location: Walthall County Field Office - 6072 Plaza Drive, Tylertown, MS 39667
    Contact: Walthall County SWCD, 601-876-0962 Ext. 3; Elizabeth.Grubbs@ms.nacdnet.net
    Additional info: Walthall County NRCS

Glossary of Acronyms:
NRCS - Natural Resources Conservation Service
SWCD - Soil & Water Conservation District
MSWCC - MS Soil & Water Conservation Commission
MFC - Mississippi Forestry Commission