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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.

We will be adding 2023 Arbor Day Events and Tree Giveaways & Sales as we receive them so please check back regularly.

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 it to our list.

2022 Arbor Day Events, Tree Giveaways & Sales

County
Adams CountyFebruary 11th, 7 am-12 pm
• NRCS field office- 110 Northgate Road, Ste C, Natchez, MS 39120
• Contact – Theresa McGaughey 601-493-2869
• Pre-orders must be received, with payment, by 12/31/21. Prices are only good for pre-orders and not all varieties will be available on the day of sale.
Alcorn CountyFebruary 10th, 8 am until gone
• NRCS field office- 3103 Mullins Drive, Corinth, MS 38834
• Contact – Seth Bragg 662-287-7223 ext 3
• Trees- dogwoods, sawtooth oak, bald cypress, swamp chestnut oak, southern red oak, hardy pecan, fruit trees
Chickasaw County• February 17tth, 8 am
• NRCS field office, 415 Lee Horn Drive, Houston, MS 38851
• Contact- Deb Carnathan at 662-456-1499
• Trees: Sawtooth oak, bald cypress, black walnut, persimmon, redbud, white dogwood, river birch
Coahoma CountyFebruary 25th, 7:30 am
• NRCS field office- 2655 N State Street, Clarksdale, MS 38614
• Contact – Jeanie Hughes, 662-624-8727
• Crape myrtle, bald cypress, and others
Calhoun CountyFebruary 2nd, 8:30 am
• NRCS field office, 411 S. Main Street, Calhoun, MS 38916
• Contact – Sandra Lee 662-628-8732
• Trees- Redbud, Washington hawthorn, bald cypress, Nuttall oak, sawtooth oak, Chinese chestnut, pee gee hydrangea
Carroll CountyFebruary 11th
• NRCS field office, 12836 Hwy 35, Carrollton, MS 38917
• Contact – Amber Carpenter 662-237-0198
• Trees:
For sale- red crape myrtle, double violet althea
Giveaway- sawtooth oak, persimmon, Chickasaw plum, white pine
Desoto CountyFebruary 10th, 8 am until gone
• Bank Plus Sports complex, indoor soccer field. 3335 Pine Tar Alley, Southaven, MS 38672
• Contact – Meleiah Tyus 662-912-4152 desotocountyswcd@gmail.com
• Trees- 21 different varieties of trees.
Grenada CountyFebruary 11th, 9:30-11:30
• NRCS field office, 2330 Sunset Drive, Ste B, Grenada, MS 38901
• Contact – Lashon Counts 662-226-4441
• Trees- bundles of 4 per person. Sawtooth oak, redbud, river birch
Hinds CountyFebruary 5th, 8 am until 10 am
• NRCS Field office- 322 New Market Dr, Jackson, MS 39209
• Contact – 601-718-2885, swcdhindscouty@gmail.com
• Trees- pre-order only. Around 26 different varieties, including fruit trees.

February 12th, 12-4 pm
• Eudora Welty House & Garden. 1119 Pinehurst, Jackson, MS
• Species: Shumard oak, white oak, yellow poplar, persimmon, loblolly pine
More info: https://welty.mdah.ms.gov/events/2020-04/arbor-day-tree-giveaway
Jackson CountyFebruary 12th, 8 – 10 am
• City of Ocean Springs Arbor Day Tree Giveaway – Ocean Springs Dog Park
• Species: Shumard oak, persimmon
• Contact: 228-875-6822
Jeff Davis CountyJanuary 31st- February 5th
•NRCS field office- 714 Columbia Ave, Ste B, Prentiss, MS 39474
•Contact- Hope Daley, 601-325-8599, hdaley@mswcc.ms.gov
• Trees- 18 different varieties including fruit trees
Lafayette CountyFebruary 15th, 8 am until gone
• MSU extension office parking lot (if raining, arena) 70 FD Buddy East S. Parkway, Oxford, MS 38655
• Contact – Carol Watts. 662-234-8701 ext 3
• Trees- bald cypress, persimmon, crape myrtle, white oak, pecan, swamp chestnut oak, Nuttall oak, red and sugar maple, variety of fruit trees
Lauderdale CountyFebruary 8th, 8 am until
• NRCS field office- 1030 Hwy 19 South, Meridian, MS 39301
• Contact – Debbie Satcher, 601-483-4100
• Trees- persimmon, sawtooth, Shumard, swamp chestnut, Nuttall
Lee CountyFebruary 11th, 8 am until
• NRCS field office- 3098 Cliff Gookin Blvd, Suite 1, Tupelo, MS 38801
• Contact – Monica Gates, 662-680-9991
• Trees- hardwoods
Lowndes CountyFebruary 3rd 8 am-4 pm
• NRCS field office, 2282 Martin L. King Jr, Ste 1, Columbus, MS 39705
• POC- Lori Chiasson 662-328-5921
• Trees- bundles of one of each- red maple, yellow poplar, pignut hickory, laurel oak, loblolly pine
Madison CountyFebruary 2nd, 11-2, Flora, MS across from Corner Street Market Main street

February 3rd, 11-2, Canton, MS at Courthouse Square

February 4th, 11-2, Ridgeland, MS at Ridgeland City Hall 100 W. School St

February 5th, 9:30-12, Madison, MS at Kroger- Colony Crossing

Contact- Madison SWCD 601-859-4272 ext 3

Tree bundles:
• Give away bundles- 2 white oak, 2 myrtle oak, 2 red maple
• Flowering bundles for sale $5- 2 red crape myrtle, 2 white dogwood
• Fruit trees $20- 2 red apple trees
Only 50 bundles at each location, one bundle per household
Marion CountyFebruary 7th, 9 am until 4 pm. If any trees are left over, they will be the next day as well.
• NRCS field office parking lot- #4 Bellewood Park, Ste A, Columbia, MS 39429
• Contact – Suzanne Cook, Suzanne.cook@ms.nacdnet.net
• Trees- Pines, red and white oak, bald cypress, Virginia pines
Montgomery CountyFebruary 9th, 8 am-4:30 pm
•11 West Court House Drive, Winona, MS 38967
•Contact – Carla Walls 662-283-2443
•Trees- crape myrtle, blue hydrangea, bald cypress, Cherokee chief dogwood, white dogwood, southern magnolia, Babylon weeping willow, persimmon, red maple, willow oak, Chinese chestnut, hardy pecan, sawtooth oak, variety of fruit trees
Oktibbeha CountyFebruary 11th, 9:30 a.m.
• Mississippi State University Arbor Day Celebration – North side of the MSU-SOCSD Partnership School
• Tree planting ceremony
• Contact: Joshua Granger at (662) 325-0596 or joshua.j.granger@msstate.edu
Panola CountyFebruary 11th, 9 am until
• NRCS office
• Contact- Jessica Downs, 662-578-8045 ext 3
• Trees- Pecan, dogwood, bald cypress, persimmon, crabapple, oaks
Pearl River CountyFebruary 12th, 10 am – 12 noon (9 am for members)
• Crosby Arboretum Arbor Day Plant Sale – Picayune
• Variety of trees and shrubs
• http://crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu/events/2022/02/arbor-day-plant-sale-21222
Prentiss CountyFebruary 11, 9 am until gone
• NRCS field office, 615 West Church Street, Booneville, MS
• Contact- Teressa Gresham 662-728-9003
• Trees- white oak, cherry bark oak, bald cypress, persimmon
Rankin CountyFebruary 3rd, 8 am until gone
• MSU extension building, 601 Marquette Rd, Brandon, MS 39042
• Contact – Hannah Vanderford, 601-824-4601 ext 3. Hannah.vanderford@usda.gov
• Trees- white crape myrtle, sugar maple, white flowering dogwood, white oak, sawtooth oak, loblolly pines
Scott CountyFebruary 7th
• NRCS field office, 1099 Hwy 35 South, Ste B, Forest, MS 39074
• Contact – Sue Warren, 601-469-3464
• Trees- oaks, maple, crape myrtle, dogwood, redbud, cypress
Sharkey/Issaquena County
February 10th, 8 am
• NRCS field office- 70 Frontage Road, Rolling Fork, MS 39159
• Contact- Terri Harden, 662-873-0004, ext 3
• Trees- Sawtooth oak, Nuttall Oak, Red, White, and Pink Crape Myrle
Sunflower CountyFebruary 11th, 8 am until gone
• NRCS field office- 212 N MLK Dr, Indianola
• Contact – Tammy Kitchens, 662-887-9799 ext 3
• Trees- Nuttall, Shumard, sawtooth and bald cypress
Tallahatchie CountyFebruary 11th, 8 am until gon
• NRCS office, 360 W Cypress Street, Ste B, Charleston, MS 38921
• Contact – Tiffany Franklin 662-647-8857 ext 3
• Trees- sawtooth oak
Tate CountyFebruary 11th, 8 am until gone
• Tate county Farmer’s mark, 451 Norfleet Drive, Senatobia, MS 38668
• Contact – Cathy Tarver 662-288-4070 cathy.tarver@ms.nacdnet.net
• Trees- loblolly pine, sawtooth oak, Shumard oak, bald cypress, pecan, persimmon, red mulberry, river birch, black gum, dogwood, redbud
Tunica County • February 11th, 9 am until gone
• Tunica Farmers Market on River Road, 862 River Road, Tunica, MS 38676
• Contact – Jimmy Langley. Jimmy.langley@tunicagov.com
• Trees- flowering, fruit, hardwood trees, and garden seeds
Warren County• February 4th, 8 am until gone
• NRCS field office parking lot. 2660 Sherman Avenue, Vicksburg
• Contact – Nancy Melancon, 601-630-0278 ext 3, 601-218-2352
• Trees- loblolly pine, red maple, southern red cedar, sweetgum, yellow poplar, overcup oak, water oak
Yazoo county• February 3rd, 8 am until gone
• NRCS field office, 220 Wyeth Drive, Yazoo, MS 39194
• Contact – Kay Mills
• Trees- pines and hardwood bundles