The Bartholomew County Soil and Water Conservation District is inviting you to take advantage of an Arbor Day program meant to help plant trees throughout the community.

Organizers say that the sixth-annual tree giveaway will be Friday, April 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Community Building at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds.

Heather Shireman with the conservation district explains that they will be giving away 1,300 seedlings.

She said you can choose up to five trees and they will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

She said the tree giveaway helps the conservation district’s key mission of protecting the soil and water.

You will be able to pick up to five trees on a first-come, first-served basis.