Ridgeland Recreation and Parks staff will be collecting Christmas trees from neighborhoods Dec. 26 through Jan. 10, excluding Jan. 1. Place your natural tree on the curb for collection with all lights, ornaments, stands, and other decorations removed. Please do not bag your tree. Trees will be recycled into mulch that will be available for pickup at Freedom Ridge Park after Jan. 10. Fishermen may pick up trees for fish habitat at the park Dec. 28- Jan. 10.