Free seedlings avail­able next week

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CEN­TRE­VILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Forestry Board in co­op­er­a­tion with the Mary­land For­est Ser­vice is hold­ing its an­nual tree seedling give­away pro­gram be­gin­ning Tues­day, April 26 though Fri­day, April 29.

The free tree seedlings are avail­able to the citizens of Queen Anne’s County as an ed­u­ca­tional ef­fort in pro­mot­ing the plant­ing of trees.

There will be four dif­fer­ent tree species avail­able. They in­clude swamp white oak, red osier dog­wood, red­bud and sy­camore. They are 1 or 2 years old and av­er­age 8 to 10 inches tall with bare roots. The trees are bagged and tagged by lo­cal high school stu­dents.

The fol­low­ing are the tree dis­tri­bu­tion lo­ca­tions and times for seedling pickup: • Bar­clay Town Of­fice: 10 a.m. to noon • Cen­tre­ville Town Of­fice: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • 13501 Main St., Queen Anne: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Church Hill Town Of­fice: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • DNR Of­fice District Court, Cen­tre­ville: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Kent Is­land Li­brary: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Queen­stown Town Of­fice: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Queen Anne’s Soil Con­ser­va­tion District Of­fice: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Sudlersville Town Of­fice: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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