Press Release for the 9th Annual Seedling Giveaway

February 13, 2017


Join Montgomery Trees for its Ninth Annual Seedling Giveaway as we commemorate Alabama Arbor Week! Montgomery Trees is a nonprofit organization that promotes, enhances and protects the urban forest of the City and County of Montgomery.

WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 9:00am – 2:00pm
WHERE: Ida Belle Young Park Pavilion, 5400 Vaughn Road, Montgomery
WHO: Open to all residents of the River Region
COST: None – each visitor can get up to three trees for free

Although this event has been held near the steps of the Capitol in years past, this year’s event will take place at the Ida Belle Young Park Pavilion in Montgomery. The event location isn’t the only thing that’s new this year! There will be several Alabama Power vehicles onsite for the kids to play on, as well as drawings for free trees and a one-year membership to Montgomery Trees.

This event is open to all residents in the River Region. Seedlings are limited, so please make sure to get there early for the best selection. Each visitor is limited to three trees (and, yes, they are FREE!).

Tree species offered this year are: Dogwood, Live Oak, Shumard Oak, Sawtooth Oak, Swamp Chestnut, Redbud, Red Maple and Crape Myrtle

The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, please send all inquiries to

Montgomery Trees – a nonprofit organization run by volunteers – promotes, enhances and protects the urban forest of the City and County of Montgomery. Its purpose is to assist the City and County of Montgomery in growing and managing the urban forest by raising funds to purchase and plant trees on public and private property, and by providing education and training programs for schools and the public on the value of trees. Montgomery Trees promotes orderly and environmentally-sound development in the city and county, while also conserving greenspace and protecting watersheds. To learn more, visit

Sarah Churchman
President of Montgomery Trees