CRESTVIEW — Three regional organizations will give away tree seedlings in observance of Arbor Day.
The Arbor Day celebration is 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 19 at Twin Hills Park, 100 Hathaway St. S., Crestview. The event will take place at the pavilions near the playground on the far west end of the park.
Bare-root tree seedlings will be available as long as supplies last. Types include dahoon holly, shumard oak, pecan, river birch, fringe tree, crape myrtle, Florida flame azalea and sparkleberry.
University of Florida extension agents will conduct tree planting and pruning demonstrations and Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions.
Florida Forest Service, the Yellow River Soil and Water Conservation District, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the city of Crestview are event sponsors.
Call 689-5850 or 689-7838 for more information about the Crestview Arbor Day celebration.