Tuscaloosa is getting ready for Arbor Week and the City plans to celebrate in a special way--They're giving out 5,000 FREE tree seedlings!

The City of Tuscaloosa has partnered with the Alabama Forestry Commission and Alabama Power for the annual giveaway. You'll be able to get a FREE tree seedling at the Tuscaloosa River Market on Saturday, February 24th, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Seedlings will be available in a wide variety of trees. They'll have red maple, crepe myrtle, live oak, white oak, saw tooth oak, holly, redbud, bald cypress, nuttall oak, and overcup oak. Tree seedlings will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can call Tuscaloosa 311 for more information.

Isn't it awesome that the City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Power, and the Alabama Forestry Commission have teamed up for this giveaway? Think of all the fresh air 5,000 tree seedlings have the potential to produce! These little trees will also add a whole lot of beauty to the City of Champions.