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School Seedling Program Applications due March 31st
Teachers may receive free tree or shrub seedlings to plant with their students. [ https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/9393.html ]Hey teachers and youth club leaders! Want to help pass on a care for conservation and stewardship to your students? Sign up for DEC’s School Seedling Program from the Saratoga Tree Nursery [ https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/9393.html ]! New York schools and youth-oriented clubs can apply to receive an order of 30-50 trees or shrubs to plant with their students. Looking for some tree planting inspiration? Arbor Day [ https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5274.html ] is just around the corner on 4/26 – a planting event is a great way to celebrate this holiday and the many benefits trees provide us with [ https://www.arborday.org/trees/benefits.cfm ]!
*Applications for the School Seedling Program are due March 31st.* If you need assistance, contact your regional DEC Lands and Forests office [ https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/27790.html ] for specific information about the program. Each school or organization may receive one order per year.