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Trees For Tomorrow Again Offering Seedlings For Purchase


Trees For Tomorrow in Eagle River is again offering the public the opportunity to purchase trees from  them. Spokesperson Juli Welnetz says offering the public seedlings to plant on their property continues a long tradition...

" They're about two year old seedlings, they're not bare-root, they're in a dirt plug. It goes back to the history of Trees for Tomorrow. We're coming up on 74 years of TFT and we're beginnings were helping landowners reforest after the cutover...."

She says the seedlings come in May and they usually sell out in August. She says four types of seedlings are offered....

"....they are native to Wisconsin, we try to stick with natives. We have a red, or norway pine, a white pine, a white spruce and a northern white cedar...."

Welnetz says call Trees for Tomorrow at 715-479-6456 or go to their website treesfortomorrow.com

Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) was founded as an independent, nonprofit organization in 1944 by a group of Wisconsin paper and electric utility companies for the purpose of reforesting northern Wisconsin, as well as educating landowners and citizens about the need for proper land management. They use a combination of field and classroom studies to teach sustainable practices as well as demonstrate the benefits of contemporary resource management.

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