Free Trees — City of Pittsburgh Tree Giveaway

Monday, October 19
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Downtown Pittsburgh
Contact: Mayor’s Office of Sustainability at 412-255-2254

The City of Pittsburgh will be providing tree seedlings free of charge to City residents to plant in their yards. The week will kick-off with a give-away hosted by Mayor Ravenstahl at the City-County Building on October 19th. Tree seedlings will also be handed out at the various Citiparks Farmers’ Markets this week. The trees to be given away are smaller species. All events are on a “first come, first served” basis and will last until all of the trees have been distributed. The tree give-aways are generously supported by the Shady Tree Commission, Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest, and Eilser’s Nursery.

Dates for Seedlings Giveaway:
Tuesday, October 20
3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
18th and Carson Streets, South Side

Wednesday, October 21
3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Carrick Shopping Center, Brownsville Road & Parkfield Street, Carrick

Thursday, October 22
3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Immaculate Conception School parking lot, Cedarville Street & Friendship Avenue, Bloomfield

Friday, October 23
3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Allegheny Commons Park, (East Commons), East Ohio Street & Cedar Avenue, North Side

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