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City of Syracuse tree giveaway on the Onondaga Creekwalk

Syracuse City Hall Ukrainian Flag
Maxwell Mimaroglu
Wide view of the Ukrainian flag flying outside Syracuse City Hall entrance Syracuse, NY, Feb. 28 , 2022.

The City of Syracuse is giving away trees Saturday in an effort to restore and enhance the city’s tree canopy.

The trees will be given away at a first come, first served basis on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the inaugural Mile Marketplace on the Onondaga Creekwalk at Kirk Park.

During the giveaway, the Mile Marketplace will host urban farm stands, chefs, local artisans, crafters and more. Other activities include outdoor yoga classes and a guided walking tour.

Katie Zilcosky is WAER’s All Things Considered host and features reporter. She also co-hosts WAER’s public affairs show Syracuse Speaks. As a reporter, she focuses on technology, poverty, and identity.