City of Prattville Celebrates Arbor Day 2012


CONTACT: Joel Duke, or (334) 361-3613

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The City of Prattville will observe Arbor Day on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the new gazebo along the banks of Autauga Creek behind Prattville City Hall, 101 West Main Street. The observance will include reading of the Arbor Day Proclamation by Mayor Bill Gillespie and planting of a tree donated by Plantation Tree Company.

As in years past, the Alabama Forestry Commission is generously providing over two thousand tree seedlings for free distribution at the Arbor Day event. Tree varieties available include Bald Cypress, Beauty Berry, Black Gum, Cherry Bark Oak, Chinese Elm, Chickasaw Plum, Crabapple, Crepe Myrtle, Green Ash, Japanese Maple, Longleaf Pine, Nuttall Oak, Oak Leaf Hydrangea, Overcup Oak, Red Bud, River Birch, Sawtooth Oak, Shumard Oak.

Additional information is available on the City website,

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Behind Prattville City Hall
101 West Main Street
10:00 a.m.

ALTERNATE PLANS IF RAINING, Pratt Park Pavilion, 10 a.m.