City Of St. Catharines Is Gearing Up To Give Away More Free Trees This Fall – Saturday, October 20th
News from the City of St. Catharines in Niagara, Ontario
Posted September 28th, 2018 on Niagara At Large
St. Catharines/Niagara – St. Catharines residents can receive a free tree to plant on their own property at the Free Tree Giveaway, Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until supplies run out.
Five hundred trees will be available on a first come, first served basis.
Trees will be distributed in three-gallon pots and are about three-feet tall. They should easily fit inside a standard car. Residents can choose from four different varieties: American Beech; Eastern Redbud; Sugar Maple and Swamp White Oak.
Forestry experts from the City will be available to answers questions about planting and maintaining the different types of trees. More information about the tree species is available at www.stcatharines.ca/FreeTrees.
To receive a free tree, residents must agree to plant and maintain the tree on private property located in St. Catharines, ideally in their own yards, and not on boulevards, along streets or in City parks. Proof of St. Catharines residency is required (such as a driver’s license) and each household is limited to one tree.
Residents who received free trees at previous Free Tree Giveaways are eligible for another tree at the Oct. 20 event.
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