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Arbor Week 2021

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City of Scottsboro announces Arbor Week and continues Tree City designation

 

On Monday, February 22, 2021, with members of the Scottsboro Tree Commission, Mayor Jim McCamy signed a proclamation declaring Alabama Arbor Week 2021 as February 22nd- February 27th. On Saturday February 27th, the Tree Commission will host their annual tree seedling giveaway from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Veterans Fairgrounds on Cecil St. in Scottsboro. Trees available will be Oaks, River Birches, Pecans, Southern Crabapples, Dogwoods, Red Maples, Redbuds, Red Mulberries, and Cherry Tree cuttings. The Jackson County Master Gardeners, Jackson County Foresters and Smokey Bear will be assisting. Face masks will be required for entry as well as social distancing.


Also, for the 36th year, the City of Scottsboro has been designated as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation in conjunction with the Alabama Forestry Commission. To become designated, a city must have a tree commission, a community tree ordinance, a community forestry program, an annual budget of at least $2 per capita spent on trees planted, pruned, and removed, with supporting documents on file with the power board and city street department. Being a Tree City USA is something to be very proud of and our Electric Power Board and Street Department do a wonderful job maintaining Scottsboro’s urban forest.

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