22 Mar 2021 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 https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-resource-information/memorial-seedlings-available-to-honor-the-memory-of-loved-ones-lost-due-to-covid-19/.