Saplings and seedlings now available to order from Otter Creek Conservation District

MIDDLEBURY — The Otter Creek Natural Resources Conservation District is sponsoring its Annual Tree/Seedling Program for area residents and cooperators. This program was developed for the convenience of area residents and proceeds help support on-going conservation projects. 
Possible uses for the seedlings are home orchards, windbreaks, Christmas trees, ornamental and wildlife habitat. 
A partial list of trees and seedlings the district is offering are White Pine, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, White Cedar, White Spruce, American Chestnut, Lilac, disease resistant Apples, Pears and a very hardy Peach. Sugar maple, red maple and white oak are also available. This year look for a greater selection of blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and asparagus that thrives in heavy clay. 
Sale proceeds help support scholarships for Green Mountain Conservation Camp, Conservation Field Day for all Addison County sixth graders, resource information workshops and planting trees alongside streams.
To receive your order form detailing selection and cost call (802) 388-6746 x126 or email [email protected]. Orders will be welcome throughout April but those received by April 10 will get priority. The District Tree Sale pickup will be held in Middlebury on the morning of April 29.

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