Memorial oak tree seedlings honor the memory of loved ones lost 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 tomorrow:

Pulaski County                Baucum Nursery 1402 Hwy 391 N, North Little Rock, AR      501-515-0503

Hot Spring County          207 Airport Road, Malvern, AR                                    501/332-2081

Faulkner County             20 Industrial Blvd., Greenbrier, AR                               501-207-1458

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.  

Information on the Memorial Seedlings donation is available at