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Lake Soil & Water Conservation District to Host Annual Tree Giveaway on Jan. 19

The Lake Soil & Water Conservation District, in partnership with the Florida Division of Forestry, will be giving away bare-root tree seedlings on Thursday, Jan. 19, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Lake County Agricultural Center’s Horticultural Learning Center at the Discovery Gardens, located at 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares.

Each person will be allowed one tree of each available variety: Dogwood, Red Maple, Sabal Palm, Redbud, Myrtle Leaf Holly and Pine. The trees are 6 to 18-inch seedlings and are free, but donations will be accepted.

For more information, call Lake Soil & Water Conservation District at (352) 253-1646 or email email pfletcher@ufl.edu.