AUBURN, Ala. – The City of Auburn Tree Commission will host its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Auburn Kroger on Dean Road and the Publix stores at Moore’s Mill and Cary Woods. Members of the Auburn Tree Commission will distribute 1,000 dogwoods and 250 shumard 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 Feb. 24 to be Arbor Day in the City of Auburn.