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Support York County Envirothon competition

York County residents are invited to support a great cause, help to improve the environment and beautify their properties by participating in the 45th annual Conservation District Tree Seedling Sale.

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Each year, more than 20,000 seedlings are sold and planted in York County and surrounding areas. Featured this year will be seedlings native to the area as well as a variety of fruit-bearing shrubs and trees such as apple and cherry trees.

One free blue spruce or white pine seedling per person will be given at the sale on Thursday, April 11, at Rocky Ridge Park (off Mt. Zion Road). Print the coupon posted on the Conservation District website to receive your free seedling to plant in your yard.

Those interested in buying seedlings or trees can go to the Conservation District site for the order form and description of each plant offered. Orders will be accepted now through March 18. Return a completed order form, including a check payable to York County Conservation District, or your credit card information, to York County Conservation District, 118 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA 17402. Orders will be available for pickup at Rocky Ridge County Park between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 11. Walk-in sales are also available on April 11 at Rocky Ridge Park while supplies last.

Proceeds from the sale support the Conservation District’s educational programs including the popular Envirothon, which attracts 1,000 students each year. For additional information, contact the Conservation District at 717-840-7430.