Earth Day: April 22, 2016
Arbor Day: April 29, 2016
Your resource for quality plant stock for your next planting project!
Order your seedlings, transplants and bare-root fruit trees through Michigan Conservation Districts. Offering quality, affordable trees and shrubs for your next planting project, Michigan Conservation Districts are your go to plant stock resource.
Tree sales are important fund raisers, providing much needed financial support for Conservation District programs and services to benefit Michigan's private land owners and managers.
Be Prepared - Conservation District Tree Sales are earlier than you think!
Early! Early! Now is the time to plan your spring planting project and order your plant stock.
The snow may be deep, the ground frozen, but now is the time to be planning your next planting project. Conservation District spring tree sale order forms are available NOW, with order deadlines in March and early April depending on where you are located in Michigan.
Michigan Conservation Districts are well known as the place to purchase quality, affordable seedling and transplants for your conservation projects. Learn more about your local Conservation District and how to care for and plant your new trees and shrubs by clicking the links below.
Trees Produce Oxygen
Let's face it, we could not exist as we do if there were no trees. A mature leafy tree produces as much oxygen in a season as 10 people inhale in a year. What many people don't realize is the forest also acts as a giant filter that cleans the air we breath.
Trees Clean the Soil
The term phytoremediation is a fancy word for the absorption of dangerous chemicals and other pollutants that have entered the soil. Trees can either store harmful pollutants or actually change the pollutant into less harmful forms. Trees filter sewage and farm chemicals, reduce the effects of animal wastes, clean roadside spills and clean water runoff into streams.
Trees Control Noise Pollution
Trees muffle urban noise almost as effectively as stone walls. Trees, planted at strategic points in a neighborhood or around your house, can abate major noises from freeways and airports.
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