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Arbor Day Events, Tree Giveaways & Sales

Below is a list of Arbor Day Celebrations, as well as tree sales and giveaways. The Mississippi Forestry Commission encourages all citizens to celebrate Mississippi Arbor Day by planting a new tree, ensuring the health of our community forests for future generations.

If you are aware of an Arbor Day event or tree giveaway or sale that is not listed, please email comments@mfc.ms.gov, and we will add the information.

2020 Arbor Day Events

CountyArbor Day Event
George CountyCity of Lucedale Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Location: Lucedale City Hall

Small tree giveaway to follow the ceremony.
Jackson CountyCity of Ocean Springs Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9 a.m. – Noon
Location: Ocean Springs City Hall

Seedlings available: Chestnut Oak, Persimmon, Cherrybark Oak, Shumard Oak
Marshall CountyArbor Day Celebration

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 -1 p.m.
Location: Ruth B. French Public Library. 161 Highway 309 South, Byhalia.
Oktibbeha CountyMississippi State University Annual Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Planting Ceremony

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Southside of the road past MSU intramural softball fields
Directions: Head south off-campus on Hail State Boulevard headed toward Poor House Road. 

Additional information: joshua.j.granger@msstate.edu

2020 Tree Giveaways & Sales

County
Adams CountyTree Sale

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 7 a.m. – Noon
Location: Adams County SWCD. 110 Northgate Road, Natchez. 

Additional information: Theresa McGaughey, theresa.mcgaughey@ms.nacdnet.net

Seedlings available: Belle of Georgia Peach, Honey Crisp Apple, Delicious Appl, Bartlett Pear, Moonglow Pear, Powder Blue Blueberry, Tiftblue Blueberry, Persimmon, Santa Rosa Plum, Burbank Plum, Sawtooth Oak, Sugar Maple, Eastern Redcedar, Pink Flowering Dogwood, 
White Flowering Dogwood

*Loblolly pines will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.
Clay CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 – 8 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: USDA Service Center. 44 N. Jackson Street, West Point.

Seedlings available: Mixed Pines, Mixed Oaks, Dogwood, Persimmon
Coahoma CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 – beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Location: USDA Service Center. 2655 North State Street, Clarksdale.

Seedlings available: White Crape Myrtle, River Birch, Silver Maple, Forsythia
DeSoto CountyDeSoto County SWCD Annual Public Tree Giveaway

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 8 a.m. – Noon
Location: Southaven Snowden Grove

Additional Information: http://www.desotoswcd.com/
George CountyCity of Lucedale Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Location: Lucedale City Hall

Small tree giveaway to follow ceremony.
Harrison CountyTree Sale

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020
Location: NRCS Office. 12238 Ashley Drive, Gulfport

Seedlings available: Blueberry, Yellow Poplar, Southern Magnolia, Live Oak
Holmes CountyTree Giveaway and Sale

Date: February 7 – 14, 2020 – 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day, or until seedlings run out
Location: 20227 Highway 12, Lexington. 

Additional information: Melissa Upchurch, melissa.upchurch@usda.gov  

Seedlings available: 
Free: Sawtooth Oak, Chickasaw Plum, Pawpaw
For sale: Apple, Dogwood, Peach, Pear, Pecan
Jackson CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Location: Conrad Mallette Multipurpose Complex. 5400 Ball Park Road, Vancleave. 

Additional information: jacoswcd@gmail.com

Seedlings available: Blueberry, Catalpa, Chinquapin Oak, Dwarf Chinquapin Oak, Fringetree, Mayhaw, Pawpaw, Redbud, White Oak, Yellow Poplar
Jackson CountyCity of Ocean Springs Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9 a.m. – Noon
Location: Ocean Springs City Hall

Seedlings available: Chestnut Oak, Persimmon, Cherrybark Oak, Shumard Oak
Jones CountyJones County Junior College Tree Sale

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Parking lot of the Forestry Building on the campus of Jones County Junior College

Additional information: Trees are $1
Lafayette CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 8 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: Lafayette County Multipurpose Center. 70 F.D. “Buddy” East South Parkway, Oxford.

Seedlings available: Peach, Bartlett Pear, Santa Rosa Plum, American Plum, Bald Cypress, Black Walnut, Chinese Chestnut, Eastern Redbud, Persimmon, Red Maple, Sawtooth Oak, White Oak, White Flowering Dogwood, Southern Magnolia
Lamar CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9 a.m.
Location: Lamar County Multipurpose Building. 99 Central Industrial Row, Purvis.

Seedlings available: Assorted wildlife-beneficial hardwoods
Marion CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Week of February 3, 2020 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. until seedlings are gone
Location: Marion County SWCD Office. 4 Bellewood Park, Columbia.
Panola CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: USDA Service Center. 175 Broom Ridge Road, Batesville.

Seedlings available: Cherrybark Oak, Sawtooth Oak, Willow Oak, Bald Cypress, Silky Dogwood, Eastern Redbud, Persimmon, Southern Crabapple, Loblolly Pine
Pearl River CountyTree and Plant Sale

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 10 a.m. – Noon
Location: Crosby Arboretum. 370 Ridge Road, Picayune.

Seedlings available: Variety of trees and shrubs.
Quitman CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9 a.m. – Noon
Location: USDA Service Center. 302 MLK Drive, Marks.

Seedlings available: Red, White, and Purple Crape Myrtle, Blackberry and Red Maple
Sharkey-Issaquena CountiesTree Giveaway

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: USDA Service Center. 70 Frontage Road, Rolling Fork.

Seedlings available: Pin Oak, Shumard, Crape Myrtle
Smith CountyTree Sale

Date: February 27, 2020 – 8 – 11 a.m.
Location: Smith County Ag Complex.

Seedlings available: Fruit trees, Flowering trees, Cypress, Sawtooth Oak, Cherrybark Oak, Red Maple, Sugar Maple, Redbud
Sunflower CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Sunlfower County SWCD. 212 N MLK Drive, Indianola
Tallahatchie CountyTree Giveaway and Sale

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 8 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: USDA Office. 360 West Cypress Street, Charleston.

Seedlings available: 
Free: Sawtooth Oak
For sale: Crape Myrtle
Tate CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 8 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: Farmer’s Market, Northfleet Drive, Senatobia.

Seedlings available: Loblolly Pine, Cherrybark Oak, Sawtooth Oak, WIllow Oak, Pecan, Persimmon
Tunica CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: 1221 Kenny Hill Avenue, Tunica.

Seedlings available: Crape Myrtle, Cherry, Apple, Plum, Pear, Grape Vines, Althea, Forsythia, Magnolia Jane
Yalobusha CountyTree Giveaway

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020 – 9 a.m. – Until seedlings are gone
Location: USDA Office. 114 Front Street, Coffeeville. Seedlings available: Sawtooth Oak