CLEARWATER - The City of Clearwater will celebrate Arbor Day on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Services Complex, 1650 N. Arcturas Ave., with a ceremony and tree giveaway. A representative from the Florida Division of Forestry will present the prestigious Tree City USA award to Clearwater. This is the 24th consecutive year Clearwater has been honored as a Tree City USA.
Following the Tree City USA ceremony, Clearwater residents will be eligible to receive two free trees per household. Trees that are available include live Oak, South Florida Slash Pine, Bald Cypress, Red Maple, Southern Red Cedar and several colors of Crape Myrtles. Over 1,800 trees will be available on a first-come, first served basis. Proof of Clearwater residency is required. A voter's registration card, a Florida driver's license or a recent utility bill can be used to prove residence. City staff will answer questions relating to maintaining and watering the new trees.
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