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Name of Event Valdosta Arbor Week Celebration
Date of Event 2/12/2018
Start Time of Event 9:00 AM
End Date of Event 2/17/2018
End Time of Event 10:00 AM
State Georgia
County (if in Georgia) Lowndes  
City Valdosta 
Location Street Address  
Is it a GFC Event? No  
Is it a Free Event? Yes
Is Registration required? No
Registration Deadline NA
Contact Person Name Emily Davenport  
Contact Email  
Contact Phone (229) 259-3530  
Website http://www.valdostacity.com/2018-arbor-week-celebration  
Google Map URL Google Map Link
Comments The Valdosta Tree Commission is excited to be hosting its 2nd annual Arbor Week Celebration. The event calendar for February 12 - 16, 2018 is listed below and all are invited to attend and show your support.

2018 Arbor Day Invitation

2018 Arbor Week - Schedule of Events

Monday, February 12, 2018
Event #1: Book Giveaway
20 copies of the "The Lorax" will be given away at 9:00 A.M. at the South Georgia Regional Library, which is located at 300 Woodrow Wilson Drive.
Event #2: Arbor Week Proclamation
Mayor John Gayle will present a proclamation declaring "Arbor Week" in Valdosta at 10:00 A.M. at City Hall, which is located at 216 E Central Avenue.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Event #1: Free Tree Seedlings
The City will be providing free tree seedlings to the public at the City Hall Annex - Engineering Department (2nd Floor), which is located at 300 N Lee Street from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Seedlings include: Dogwood, Redbud, Crape Myrtle, Sawtooth Oak, White Oak, and Swamp Chestnut Oak.
Event #2: Free Educational Class
Rick Smith, better known as the Pruning Guru will be sharing information on proper pruning and common landscape ornamentals at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (WGTC) - Building 500 Brooks Hall, which is located at 4089 Val Tech Road at 1:30 P.M. Following the event, a tree will be planted at WGTC.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Event #1: Free Educational Class
Jake Price with Lowndes County Extension will be presenting on growing citrus in South Georgia, from purchasing quality plants, propagation, insects, diseases, cold hardiness, and more. This 1-hour class will be held at the City Hall Annex - Multipurpose Room, which is located at 300 N Lee Street, at 12:00 P.M. Lunch will be provided and space is limited, so sign up today by contacting Amy Hall at 229-259-3516.
Event #2: Tree Planting to Honor Larry Hanson
A tree will be planted to honor Larry Hanson for his many years of service and his continuous support for protecting and enhancing our urban forest. The tree will be planted on the Lee Street side of the City Hall Annex, which is located at 300 N Lee Street, at 1:30 P.M.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Valdosta State University Arbor Day Ceremony
Valdosta State University will be celebrating 6 years as a Tree Campus USA. This year's event will be hosted at 10:00 A.M. at the STEAM Center, which is located at 1302 N Patterson Street. Following the event, a tree will be planted.
Friday, February 16, 2018
City of Valdosta Arbor Day Ceremony
The City of Valdosta will be celebrating 32 consecutive years as a Tree City USA. This year's event will be hosted at The Women's Building, which is located at 1409 N Patterson Street at 10:00 A.M. Following the event, a tree will be planted.
For more information, please contact Emily Davenport at (229) 259-3530 or by email.