Did you know that the presence of trees has been proven to improve the quality of our lives? Trees clean our air and beautify our communities. They reduce soil erosion and enhance the water quality of our local waterways. Trees can 1’educe heating and cooling costs and improve human health.
For over 40 years, the York County Conservation District has hosted an annual tree seedling sale. Each year the Conservation District sells over 20,000 seedlings and f1’uit trees that are planted in York County and surrounding areas. The varieties available at the spring 2019 sale include native tree seedlings such as white pine and pawpaw, as well as and fruit-bearing trees such as chilly and apple.
Descriptions of the plants offered as well as the complete order form can be found on the Conservation District website at www.yorkccd.org. Orders will be accepted now through March 18, 2019. To order, please return a completed order form (including a check payable to YCCD or your credit card information) to York County Conservation District 118 Pleasant Acres Road York, PA 17402. Orders will be available for pickup at Rocky Ridge County Park between 10 AM and 6 PM on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Proceeds from the sale are used for the Conservation District’s education programs including the annual Envirothon county-wide school event.
Again this year, you can stop by for free blue spruce or white pine seedling on Thursday, April 11″‘ at Rocky Ridge Palk (off Mt. Zion Road). Simply print the coupon posted on the Conservation District website and we will give you a free tree seedling to plant in your yard (one per pe1’son).
For additional information or to request that a tree seedling sale brochure is mailed to you, call the Conservation District Office at 717-840-7430.