KCB Gives Away Trees for Arbor Day This Saturday at the Farmer’s Market

KCB Arbor Day 2015Keep Covington Beautiful will celebrate Louisiana Arbor Day with the annual tree give-away at the Covington Farmers Market on Saturday, January 17, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. until noon, or until the tree seedlings are all given away. A variety of native bare-root seedlings will be available – Buttonbush, Mayhaw, Chickasaw Plum, Bald Cypress, Longleaf Pine and White Oak. Volunteers are needed to help wrap the seedlings and hand them out, contact kcb@covla.com for more information.

If you have a favorite tree in your yard or anywhere in the Covington, please share it with Keep Covington Beautiful. Send KCB a photo with the location of the tree and a short explanation of why you like it. The photos will be used as part of the Urban & Community Forestry grant to document what trees add to our local environment. Join Keep Covington Beautiful in the celebration of the natural beauty that surrounds us, which we too often take for granted. visit www.keepcovingtonbeautiful.org or contact KCB at 985-867-3652 or kcb@covla.com.