Our Arbor Day celebration this year will be on Saturday, January 16 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Arboretum Nature Center located inside of Chicot State Park. Tree seedlings to be given away include: Baldcypress, Crabapple, Flowering Dogwood, Eastern Mayhaw, Fringetree, Native Sweet Pecan, Persimmon, Red Maple, Redbud, Shumard Oak, Sweetbay Magnolia, and Willow Oak.(edited to update tree list)
10:00 am Opening Ceremony
10:30 am Tree Seedling Giveaway, tree care and planting information, tree games and crafts
2:00 pm Guided Hike
4:30 pm Celebration ends
For more information please call the Arboretum at 337-363-6289 Wednesday-Sunday.