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Racine County tree sale promotes conservation and environmental stewardship
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Racine County tree sale promotes conservation and environmental stewardship

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RACINE COUNTY — For the 39th year, the Racine County Land Conservation Division is offering the public an opportunity to purchase 2- to 3-year-old tree seedlings.

These bare-root seedlings, which are 12 to 18 inches high and sold in bundles of 25, include a variety of pines, spruces, shrubs and hardwoods, according to a news release from the county. Prairie seed mix, wildflower seeds, fertilizer and water gel are also available.

Purchases can be made online at racinecounty.com/TreeProgram. The deadline to order is Friday, Feb. 25.

Supply is limited, so those interested are encouraged to order as soon as possible. Racine County residency is not required to participate.

Seedlings can be picked up at the Racine County Fairgrounds in mid-April; a specific date and time will be sent via mail. No trees will be delivered or shipped to customers’ homes, and all purchases are non-refundable.

The Land Conservation Office has annually provided low-cost tree seedlings to promote conservation and environmental stewardship throughout Racine County. For additional information or questions, please contact Chad Sampson, Racine County Conservationist, at 262-886-8440 or chad.sampson@racinecounty.com.

Crews work to remove this tree that rests against the house at 4541 22nd St., a result of a severe weather that rolled through the area Tuesday night.

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