LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The holiday season may be coming to an end, but you may want think twice before you throw away your Christmas tree.
The Ellen Trout Zoo is accepting used Christmas trees to put in some of their animals' habitats. Zoo officials say the trees provides the animals with hours of play and enrichment.
They're asking for any size of tree, but they must be real, unadorned, and must not have any flocking, tinsel, or any other type of decoration.
You can drop your trees off at either the admissions or administration buildings.
If you have any questions about the trees or drop-off information, you can call the Ellen Trout Zoo at (936) 633-0399.