Every year in May during Maine's Arbor Week,Project Canopy- Maine's urban and community forestry program - distributes more than 3000 spruce and cedar seedlings, generously donated byIrving WoodlandsandCedarWorks,for free to schools, municipalities and non-profits all across the state. Last year due to the pandemic, we pivoted a bit and opened our distribution to interested state residents. It was such a success, we're doing it again this year, and with Irving Woodlands’ help, we have over 7000 seedlings to share in 2021!
To request your free tree seedlings, please fill out & submit your order by 5 PM Friday, June 25th. YOU MUST BE A MAINE RESIDENT AND TREES MUST BE PLANTED WITHIN MAINE. Requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. If your request can be filled, you will receive a confirmation email by July 1st.
Pickup Location: Free seedlings must be picked up in person at regional MFS offices at to-be-determined hours based on location within the first two weeks of July. (Sorry, we cannot accommodate requests for delivery or pick-up at other times.) The exact date, time, and location of seedling pick up to be announced in the confirmation email.
Choose Pickup as delivery method during the checkout process. Please place a separate order if buying additional items other than tree seedlings.
Limit of 20 seedlings per household. If a larger amount is desired, please state quantity and species in the order notes field. Questions, please contactDACFSeedlings@maine.gov
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