Arbor Day

Project Learning Tree

Attendees at Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony at Sumrall Depot - February 2007
The tree planting was a project of students in the 5th Grade Gifted Studies Program
in Sumrall, taught by Ms. Michelle Ramshur.
Dignitaries included the Mayor of Sumrall, the Longleaf Trace Trail Manager,
and representatives from the Forrest/Lamar Forestry Association
The trees were planted as memorials to the damage suffered by the
Longleaf Trace during hurricane Katrina in 2005. A marker with
inscription will be placed at Sumrall Station.

Butch Bailey of the Forrest/Lamar Forestry Association planting a Live Oak tree.

 Herlon Pierce, Longleaf Trace Trail Manager, shovels dirt
around a new tree, helped by students from Ms. Ramshur's class