Sunday, February 11, 2007

Order Trees for Spring Planting

Cook County Soil and Water is again offering high quality conservation trees at lowprices. Trees are bare root and average 6 to 36 inches, depending onspecies. They come in bundles of 20-25 little trees. Thirty-five species of trees and shrubs are available including White Pine, Norway Pine, WhiteCedar, Tamarack, and Sugar Maple.

Order before April 13th for pickup in Grand Marais in early May. Order forms can be printed or or may be picked up at the Soil & Water Office in the Courthouse. The web sites includes links to species selection and tree planting tips. Order early forbest selection. Assistance for Woodlot Owners - If you are a private woodlot owner andwould like technical assistance or cost share, contact Tim Byrns, Area Soil& Water Forestry Specialist at (218) 723-4865. Tim can help with tree and shrub planting, timber stand improvement activities, streambank and shoreline erosion control, gully erosion control.


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