Weather Washes Out Arbor Day Giveaway

A free giveaway to wrap up the Lufkin Arbor Day celebration was washed out Wednesday.

Angelina Beautiful/Clean and the Texas Forest Service planned to hand out more than a thousand seedlings on a first come, first serve basis.  Organizers hope giving away pecan, live oak, saw tooth oak and southern red oak seedlings will encourage planting and preservation of Texas forests.

Because of severe weather, Wednesday's giveaway was rescheduled for March 9th.  More local events will also happen leading up to National Arbor Day on April 29th.