Town of Caledon’s online tree seedling store now open
Let’s grow Caledon’s tree canopy! The Town of Caledon’s 2017 Tree Seedling Program provides Caledon residents with the option to purchase coniferous tree seedlings and deciduous potted stock.
“We are excited to continually offer this program to Caledon residents. By making native tree stock and seedling options accessible to local residents, we are encouraging private reforestation and restoration efforts and tackling climate change,” said Caledon Mayor Allan Thompson.
The following potted trees and tree seedlings are available through the 2017 program:
· Coniferous (softwood) seedling species include white cedar, white pine and white spruce.The minimum order is 1 bundle that contains10 seedlings.
· Potted deciduous (hardwood) species include red oak, silver maple, sugar maple, red maple, white birch, black cherry, red/silver cross maple, white oak and black walnut.
Site and order deadline
Visit the store at caledon.ca/seedlings
Orders are due by Friday March 3, 2017
Saturday April 29, 2017
8 – 11 a.m.
Town of Caledon Public Works Yard 3
14220 Highway 50 (intersection of Highway 50 and Columbia Way).
Customers are reminded to bring a piece of photo ID that shows your Caledon address.
Do you live on a large property?
The Town has partnered with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to offer programs and services for residents with larger (one- or two-acre or larger) properties. The programs include the direct sale of various trees, shrubs and planting materials, as well as delivery and planting services for landowners. Visit TRCA and CVC sites for more information, program eligibility and to find which Conservation Authority serves you.
For More Information
Caledon Tree Seedling Program: www.caledon.ca/seedlings
TRCA Tree programs: https://trca.ca/get-involved/private-land-grants/.
CVC Tree Planting and Restoration Programs: www.creditvalleyca.ca/trm and click on the ‘Tree Planting’ tab.