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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.

2024 Arbor Day Events, Tree Giveaways & Sales

We will be adding 2024 Arbor Day Events and Tree Giveaways & Sales as we receive them, so please check back regularly. If you know of an Arbor Day event, tree giveaway, or sale that should be added to the list below, please email

Adams CountyFebruary 16, 2024
7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Adams County USDA Building (garage)
110 Northgate Rd
Natchez, MS 39120
Contact: Theresa McGaughey

Bare-root seedlings: 2’-3’ variety of fruit trees, flowering dogwood(pink & white), variety of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, Pecan, Oak, and Persimmon.

Loblolly Pines will be given away while supplies last.  A discounted price will be given on orders received by December 28, 2023. 
Alcorn CountyFebruary 8, 2024
8 am (while supplies last)

USDA Service Center
3103 Mullins Drive Corinth, MS 38834
Contact: Seth Bragg
662-287-7223 Ext. 3

The Alcorn County SWCD is hosting an Arbor Day Tree Giveaway.
Available Seedlings: Sugar Maple, Red Buckeye, White Flowering Dogwood, Persimmon, Sawtooth Oak, White Oak, Bur Oak, Nuttall Oak, Bald Cypress, Hardy Pecan, Chinese Chestnuts, Hazelnut, Fruit Trees, Pee Gee Hydrangea, and Blueberry.
*Limited Availability per Species while supplies last
*Limit 5 seedings per person while supplies last
*Limit 2 fruit species per person while supplies last
City of AmoryTree Planting Celebration
Panther Park

February 14, 2024
9 am Tree Planting Ceremony
11 am Arbor Day Celebration
Calhoun countyFebruary 7, 2024
8:30 am – 4 pm

411 South Main Street, Calhoun City, MS 38916 (USDA office)
Contact person- Sandra Lee

Giveaway Trees- Persimmon, beech, plum, cypress, chestnut, oaks
Carroll CountyFebruary 9, 2024
9 am

Carrollton USDA office
12836 Hwy 35, Carrollton, MS 38917
Contact –  Morgan McClain
662-237-0198 ext. 3.
Carroll County Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting its annual tree sale and giveaway. The deadline to order is December 8, 2023.
Desoto CountyFebruary 8, 2024
8 am -12 pm (while supplies last)

Bank Plus Sports Complex
Indoor Soccer Field
3335 Pine Tar Aly
Southaven, MS 38672
Contact: Meleiah Tyus

Desoto County Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting its Annual Tree Givewawway. Available Species: American Plum, Bald Cypress, Common Hackberry, Higbush Blueberry, Loblolly Pine, Native Pecan, Paw Paw, Pee-Gee Hydrangea, Persimmon, Red Crepe Myrtle, Red Maple, Red Oak, Sassafras, Sawtooth Oak, Shumard Oak, Southern Magnolia, Spice Bush, Water Oak, and White Flowering Dogwood

*3 seedlings per species per person
Forrest CountyFebruary 8, 2024
9:30 am (while supplies last)
Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center
962 Sullivan Drive
Hattiesburg  MS  39401
Contact: Deena Hunter
601-583-1184 Ext. 3
Forrest County Soil & Water Conservation is hosting an Arbor Day Tree Giveaway. Bare-root seedlings: Chinese Chestnut, Sawtooth Oak, White Oak, Nuttall Oak, and Shumard Oak.
Franklin County
Sale- presale until January 10, 2024. Trees usually arrive during February. If not, it will be early March.

Location: 38 Walnut Street, Meadville, MS (NRCS office)
Contact – Mary Sullivan

Trees- Variety (21) Shade/Ornamental Trees, Nut Trees, Plants, Fruit Trees, Flowering Trees, Muscadine Grape Seedlings for trellis or fence

Pre-sell Orders, Payment Due at the time of Ordering — Orders are due January 10, 2024, but if orders come in the first part of next week, the office will take them.

“Time Release”  Fertilize Tablet – 50 Tablets per bag.
Grenada CountyFebruary 9, 2024
9:30 am (while supplies last)

USDA Service Center Building
2330 Sunset Drive
Grenada, MS 38901
Contact: Wendy Counts
Contact: Lashon Counts, District Clerk
662-226-4441, ext 3

Grenada County Soil & Water Conservation District and The Natural Resource Conservation Service are hosting an Arbor Day Tree Giveaway. Available Species: Red Maple, Eastern Redbud, and Sawtooth Oak
*3 seedlings per variety per person
Harrison CountyFebruary 9, 2024
8 am
$5 Entry Fee

Lyman Community Center
Humphreys CountyFebruary 16, 2024
8 am until

SWCD Office, Belzoni, MS
Contact- Mona Hagar
Giveaway Trees – Hardwoods (oaks, cypress, etc)
Itawamba CountyFebruary 16, 2024
9 am (while supplies last)

201 Mueller Brass Road, Fulton, MS
Contact:- Maria Klaesen, 862-9793

Itawamba County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting its annual Tree Giveaway. They will have 12″ Bareroot seedlings available: sawtooth oak, nuttall oak, persimmon, hardy pecan
Jackson CountyFebruary 9, 2024
9 am

Estuarine Center at MS Gulf Coast Community College
Lafayette County
February 9, 2024
8 (while supplies last)

70 F. D. Buddy East Parkway, Oxford, MS 38655
Contact- Carol Watts

Giveaway Trees- Persimmon, southern magnolia, sawtooth oak, white oak, red oak, bald cypress, sugar maple, red maple, hardy pecan black walnut, honey crisp apple, belle of Georgia peach, santa rosa plum, bartlette pear, muscadine vines, oakleaf hydrangea, and red crape myrtle.
Lamar County
February 9, 2024
9 am (while supplies last)

Lamar County Multipurpose Building
99 Central Industrial Row
Purvis, MS 39475
Contact: Lisa Browning

Bare-root seedlings: River Birch, Black Cherry, Elderberry, American Elm, Red Maple, Nuttall Oak, Pecan, Yellow Poplar & Sugarberry.
Lawrence CountyThe presale deadline was December 2023.
Lee County
February 9, 2024
8 am (while supplies last)

3098 Cliff Gookin Blvd, Tupelo
Contact: Monica Gates

Giveaway Trees- Hardwoods- White oak, sawtooth oak, water oak, pine oak, willow oak, Shumard oak, bald cypress, and pecan.
Lowndes County
February 1st and 2nd, 2024
8:30 am- 4:00 pm

2282 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Ste #1, Columbus, MS 39705
Contact: Lori Chiasson

Giveaway Trees- Hardwoods, dogwood, river birch, red maple, pecan, sawtooth oak. Loblolly pine upon request.
Madison County
January 31, 2024
Across from Corner Street Market
Main St., Flora, MS

February 1, 2024
Courthouse Square, Canton, MS

February 2, 2024
Ridgeland City Hall
100 W. School St., Ridgeland, MS
Time – 11 am – 2 pm

Giveaway trees- 2 sawtooth oak, 2 shumard oak, and 2 redbud

Sale trees- $5 a bundle- 2 persimmon, 2 wax myrtle, 2 dogwood
Marshall County
February 12 -16, 2024

Marshall County Schools
Contact- Lemon Phelps

There will not be a tree giveaway, only an educational event.
Monroe County
February 9, 2024
8 am (while supplies last)

517 Hwy 145 N, Ste 6, Aberdeen, MS 39730
Monroe Co. Ag Complex front parking lot
Contact – Ronda Garcia

Trees- Sawtooth oak, chestnut oak, red maple, persimmon, American plum, pawpaw, pee gee hydrangea.  
Montgomery County
February 9, 2024
9 am

11 West Courthouse Drive, Winona, MS 38967
Contact:- Carla Walls

Giveaway and Sale
Newton County
February 8, 2024
10 am

76 Little Rock Decatur Road, Decatur, MS 39327
Contact: Robin McDonald (
or Emilie Smith (, 601-635-2327 ext 3

Giveaway Trees- sugar maple, white flowering dogwood, eastern redbud, persimmon, sawtooth oak, nuttall oak, Shumard oak, Chinese chestnut.
Oktibbeha County
February 9th

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Downtown parking lot behind Starkville Café
Starkville, MS
Contact:  Christie Lawrence, co-chair of the Starkville Town and Country Garden Club Conservation & Environment CommitteeC:  214-681-2987

The Starkville Town and Country Garden Club is planting red maple trees in the downtown parking lot behind the Starkville Café to replace several trees that died.
Panola County
February 9, 2024
9 am – 4:30 pm
NRCS Field Office
Contact- Jessica Downs

Giveaway Trees- Bald cypress, southern red oak, cherrybark oak, laurel oak, Shumard oak 
Sharkey CountyFebruary 8, 2024
8 am – 12 pm

USDA Service Center
70 Frontage Rd
Rolling Fork, MS

Contact- Terri Harden
662-873-0004 ext 3

Giveaway Trees – Crape Myrtle, tulip poplar, river birch
Stone CountyFebruary 16, 2024
9 am

Stone County Soil and Water Office
Sunflower County
February 14- Ruleville, MS
February 15- Indianola, MS
Tate County
February 9, 2024
8 am – 12 pm

Tate Farmers Market- 451 Norfleet Drive, Senatobia, MS 38668
Contact: Cathy Tarver- 662-288-4070

Giveaway Trees- Loblolly pine, cherrybark oak, nutall oak, Shumard oak, white oak, pecan, persimmon, Chickasaw plum, crabapple, flowering dogwood, eastern redbug, tulip poplar, sourwood, Lynwood gold forsythia, blackberries.
Yalobusha County
February 9, 2024
9 am

Yalobusha Field Office

Contact- Sherry Bishop

Giveaway Trees- Pecan (native)