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Domtar gives away free tree seedlings

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Updated: May 4, 2018

Special to the Little River News

Ashdown Mayor James Sutton visits with Rick Rodenroth, Domtar’s Wood Procurement Manager, during the seedling giveaway on Friday at the Little River County Courthouse lawn.

Domtar Corporation that employee volunteers from the company’s pulp and paper manufacturing mill in Ashdown handed out free tree seedlings to the public on Friday in honor of Earth Week. Domtar employees gave away various tree seedling species on the Little River County Courthouse lawn. Domtar makes a wide variety of everyday products from sustainable wood fiber, and is one of the world’s largest producers of a complete line of absorbent hygiene solutions and an innovator in absorbent technology. Domtar’s pulp and paper mill in Ashdown employs 800 people in the local community.

“Domtar is excited to share these tree seedlings with our neighbors in Little River County in honor of Earth Week, and we are grateful for the opportunity to give back to our community,” said Domtar Ashdown Mill’s Wood Procurement Manager Rick Rodenroth.

The free tree seedlings species included Loblolly Pine, Northern Red Oak, Bald Cypress, Blackgum, Beautification and Wildlife bundles.