Mayor William Peduto and Shade Tree Commission Schedule Tree Giveaway

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Flowering pink dogwood tree, black limbs, sunny day…, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Wonderlane’s photostream

Free Dogwood seedlings available on Earth Day, April 22

Next Tuesday — Earth Day — the City of Pittsburgh will give away free trees during an event on the City-County Building Portico.

The annual tree giveaway is sponsored by Mayor William Peduto and the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission. This year as in the past the City will be giving away flowering Dogwood seedlings.

The annual giveaway is in conjunction with Celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 25th. The City is also celebrating status as Tree City USA. Tree City USA is a program sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation that recognizes a City’s commitment to care and maintain its trees.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Earth Day
WHERE: City-County Building Portico, 414 Grant St., Pittsburgh.
TIME: Noon. Trees distributed on first come first serve basis.