Residents and property owners are invited to register online by Monday, October 21 to receive a free tree and/or shrub (up to three per household, limited quantity available). Three species are available for selection:
- Basswood Tree (talia americana), a large deciduous tree with easily worked wood and nutrient-rich leaves.
- Serbian Spruce Tree (picea omorika), a heat tolerant coniferous tree that grows tall and thin making it suitable for private properties.
- Black Chokeberry (aronia melanocarpa) (potted), a shrub that can be planted or remain potted that produces small white flowers and dark berries that can be used to make jams, teas and more.
There are a limited number of the trees and shrubs available. The plants will be distributed in order of registration.
After registration closes on Monday, October 21, all registrants will be notified of the status of their submission via email or phone (depending on the contact information provided). Successful registrants will be notified of the pick-up time and location before Saturday, October 26. The pick-up event will run rain or shine.