Auburn, Ala.- The City of Auburn Tree Commission will host its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Moore’s Mill Publix, Auburn Kroger, and Winn Dixie on South College Street. Members of the Auburn Tree Commission and Ambassadors from Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will distribute 1,000 Dogwoods and 500 Nuttall Oaks while supplies last at each location.
The Auburn Tree Commission is appointed by the Auburn City Council. The Commission, which is a part of the National Arbor Day Foundation, advises the City on proper tree care and planting. In honor of the Auburn Tree Commission’s efforts and the Arbor Day Celebration, Mayor Bill Ham, Jr. has issued an Arbor Day Proclamation formally declaring February 21 to be Arbor Day in the City of Auburn.