Tree Planting Day in Huntsville – Here’s what to know

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Tree Planting Day in Huntsville is scheduled for Nov. 4. (City of Huntsville)

Mayor Tommy Battle and the City of Huntsville’s Green Team have declared Nov. 4 as a Tree Planting Day at John Hunt Park.

Although the city and its team will be on site with the trees and equipment, they need your help! Here is how you can get involved:

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A great time to plant trees

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The city will plant 350 trees at John Hunt Park Nov. 4. (Green Team via Facebook)

Autumn is the best time of year to plant trees in the South, and the city’s Tree Planting Day will take advantage of the cooler temperatures and invite folks out to help plant 350 trees at John Hunt Park.

Here are some details about the event:

  • Tree Planting Day is Nov. 4 at John Hunt Park.
  • Planting will take place from 9AM to 12PM.
  • All ages and experience levels are welcome, so bring the whole family for a full morning of tree-planting fun.
  • Complimentary coffee, popcorn, donuts and litter cleanup supplies will also be available during the drop-in event.

Other ways to help

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There are multiple ways to get involved in Huntsville’s Tree Planting Day. (Green Team via Facebook)

If spending a morning enjoying the fresh air isn’t enough of an incentive, Green Team will give away seedling trees to take home and plant, while supplies last.

Also, the Huntsville Green Team and the Land Trust of North Alabama are calling for volunteers to help plant 1,000 trees at Wade Mountain on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9AM to 12PM. All supplies will be provided.

For more information about volunteering, call Green Team at 256-532-5326.

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Michael Seale
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