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Conservation Tree & Shrub Program!

The 2019 Conservation Tree & Shrub Program is here! This pre-order program allows landowners the chance to receive trees and shrubs species that are native to New York State. The District is offering a variety of new species including Persimmon, River Birch, Buttonbush and more! Check out our catalog here to see all the species offered in the 2019 program.

All orders and payments must be received by our office by
March 1, 2019.
Distribution will be held on April 18 & 19, 2019 at the Monroe County ecopark.

Orders can be submitted in the following ways:

1)Order and pay online here. (Scroll down)

2)Orders can also be completed by mailing or emailing a hard copy form to our office.

If emailing form, send to:
If mailing form, send to: Monroe County SWCD
145 Paul Rd. Bldg. #5, Rochester, NY 14624

Payment for hard copy order's can be submitted in the following ways:
1)Filling out the credit card information section on the order form
2)Call our office with credit card information ready
3)Mail or deliver check to our office

For directions to the Monroe County ecopark facility visit: here. Please note that there will not be household recycle collection hours available during our pre-order distribution. No ecopark staff will be available at that time.

Compost mulch will continue to be available at the ecopark during both the Tree and Shrub pre-order distribution and overstock sale. This is a great source for you to obtain excellent nutrients and cover for your plantings!

2019 Conservation Tree and Shrub Program Planting Information

Plant Fact Sheet

Planting Tips

Looking to start composting?

The following links will help you get started:
Backyard Gardener
Penn-State SolutionSource
Cornell University Gardening Resources

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Page last updated: January 17, 2019