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Local Residents Planting Trees on Campus

people planting trees Oxford, Mississippi (January 30, 2020) — A newly formed organization, Hill Country Roots, is seeking help from the Oxford community for their pilot project: planting 100-200 native species trees on the Oxford High School campus. With planting season coming soon, they are asking for extra hands and donations. 

Hill Country Roots is made up of local residents, landowners, and municipalities coming together for one cause- to plant more trees. After receiving approval from the Oxford School District administration, the group began to brainstorm ways to gather the trees for the OHS campus. 

In addition, Hill Country Roots is hosting a tree transplanting workshop on February 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Armory Pavillion. Hill Country Roots will be giving away trees to attendees at that event. 

If you wish to get involved with planting trees on the Oxford High School campus, contact Anne Phillipi at (662) 801-2372.

Donations for the OHS trees can be made to:

Hill Country Roots (Attn: OHS campus trees)

Mail checks to:

Anne Phillipi
26 CR 218
Oxford, MS 38655