Memorial seedling available

Arkansas Department of Agriculture is donating 10,000 oak tree seedlings to families to honor those lost due to COVID-19.

As announced by Governor Hutchinson, the State of Arkansas through the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is donating 10,000 oak tree seedlings to families to honor those lost due to COVID-19.

“Our deepest sympathy is extended to the Arkansas families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19,” said Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward. “We are deeply honored to provide a remembrance to these families on behalf of the State of Arkansas.”

The seedlings will be available at the following locations through March 24:

Pulaski County:

Baucum Nursery 1402 Hwy 391 N.

North Little Rock, AR

501-515-0503

Drew County:

1327 Scogin Drive

Monticello, AR

870-367-6767

St. Francis County:

1690 Linden Road

Forrest City, AR

870-633-6693

Howard County:

106 North Main Street

Dierks, AR

870-828-0859

Union County:

2159 Champagnolle Road

El Dorado, AR

870-863-7051

Lafayette County:

1171 Lafayette 31

Stamps, AR

870-953-1578

Hot Spring County:

207 Airport Road

Malvern, AR

501-332-2081

Johnson County:

#1 Smokey Lane

Clarksville, AR

479-754-2701

Washington County:

2780 N. Garland

Fayetteville, AR.

479-632-0209

Faulkner County:

20 Industrial Blvd.

Greenbrier, AR

501-207-1458

Sharp County:

#40 Arnhart Street

Ash Flat, AR

870-994-2187

Craighead County:

2301 Fox Meadow Lane

Jonesboro, AR

870-932-2251

Families are asked to call to arrange a time to pick up the seedlings. Forestry Division office locations will be taking calls and assisting individuals with seedling pick up from 9 a.m until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information on the Memorial Seedlings donation is available at https://www.agriculture. arkansas.gov/coronavirus -disease-2019-covid-19 -resource-information.

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