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Got trees? Ruffner Mountain does.
One of Birmingham’s most beloved Nature Preserves is selling native trees at their nature center. All proceeds from the sale of these trees benefit the 1040 acres nature preserve that is larger than New York’s Central Park. The average cost is about $20.
Don’t know what kind of tree to choose? Ruffner Mountain has developed a cute, funny and useful 4 question quiz that can help you identify which tree will best fit your backyard ecosystem. Take the quiz – HERE.
Here is the list of the kinds of trees they have on hand (make sure to call the ahead first about availability – 833-8264)
Long Leaf Pine
Southern Red Oak
Plant trees in East Lake Park today
Along with planting your own tree today, join The Nature Conservancy and Ruffner Mountain for a community volunteer day, planting trees at East Lake Park!
Meet at the Shephard Center East Parking Lot to register. The Shephard Center is at 118 84th Street North (it is near the swimming pool!). The event begins at 8:30am.
Here are members of Ruffner Mountain and Nature Conservancy staff describing the event.
Added bonus. The first few volunteers will be rewarded with a tree to plant in their yard or neighborhood.
So, don’t miss this fantastic event and start your Fall off right planting tree your community and your own yard.