For Immediate Release
April 27, 2009
State DNR forest seedling sale on May 2
Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Castle Rock Office
OLYMPIA – Are you or your volunteer group planning to plant evergreen trees to shade and protect a stream, or are you replanting after a tree harvest, or to fill in trees in your forest?
Washington’s Department of Natural Resources has a few thousand seedlings for sale on the morning of May 2, available to the public in southwest Washington. Douglas-fir, western redcedar and noble fir seedlings will be available on a first come, first served basis.
8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 2, 2009
DNR’s Castle Rock Region Office
601 Bond Road, Castle Rock, 98611-0280
Chris Rasor, 360-575-5058
Trees are perfect for forest, not always best next to city home
Because these are native forest species, their ‘full size’ may not be appropriate next to your home on a city lot. DNR encourages you to plant trees, but put the right tree in the right place.
These forest seedlings have been kept refrigerated are healthy and ready to plant. Be prepared to care for the seedlings until they can be planted. They need to be kept cool and moist. Plant within a few days. For more information regarding seedling care, visit: www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/lm_webster_seedling_vigor.pdf
Seedlings sold individually or 100-150 per bag.
|Noble fir ||790||$2.00||$75||$500|
In addition, larger quantities or species may be available at DNR’s Webster Forest Nursery in Tumwater. Check availability by calling toll free at 1-877-890-2626.
Jane Chavey, Senior Communications Manager, 360-902-1721, email@example.com
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