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Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District's Spring Tree Sale


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 9:08 am
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Press release submitted by Henry County SWCD


Wanting to plant trees and shrubs around your home or farm to attract wildlife? The Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District promotes the enhancement and improvement of wildlife habitat through its tree sale. Tree orders are due Monday, March 24th to the Henry County SWCD office. Orders may be picked up on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If orders cannot be picked up during these times, please call the Henry County SWCD to make other arrangements. Plant a tree and watch it grow!

Information about the Spring Tree Sale, as well as a printable order form is available at www.henrycountyilswcd.com. Order forms are also obtainable from the Henry County SWCD office at 301 East North Street, in Cambridge. For further details, please call the office 309-937-5263, extension 3 or e-mail Ryan.Arch@il.nacdnet.net.

















 




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