Conservation Tree & Shrub Program
Try online ordering via our Square Store! Just click the link below to browse all the species we are offering this year, and conveniently add them to your cart and checkout. Your amount due is automatically totaled and avoids the hassle of any math or sending issues once you’ve finished ordering! Once you checkout, the District has received your order, and all that’s left is to wait in anticipation for your new trees and shrubs!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2021 program. You helped us break an all-time record for orders. Happy planting and we hope to see you next year!
We are no longer accepting orders.
This is a pre-order program that allows landowners the chance to receive tree and shrub seedlings in species that are native to New York State. Orders are taken every winter with distribution of trees occurring in April. Each year, the District offers a variety of new species to our sale.
This is your opportunity to improve the value of your property while developing wildlife habitat, minimizing erosion, and enjoying the beauty of the natural world!
What are seedlings, transplants, rooted clumps and dormant plants?
A seedling is a bare root tree or shrub. We carry one, two and three year seedlings, depending on if it’s a conifer, hardwood or shrub. Seedlings are shipped while dormant, without a root ball or soil, but are covered in a moist material or root dipped to retain moisture. A transplant is a seedling grown for a year or two, then replanted to another bed to allow for development of a fibrous root system and more branching. A rooted clump is a dormant rooted plant without top growth. It may not have leafing, but is ready to grow!
Starting in 2022 all of our species information sheets will be available online only, as part of an effort to go paperless where possible. These sheets give you all the information you need to know on the species/items you purchased from us!
Just click the button below and you’ll be able to access information on any of our species:
**Please note these sheets are for our current tree sale. If you require a fact sheet for a species offered during a previous year’s sale, feel free to check the USDA plant database or email our office for any questions**
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!
Seedling Planting Tips
You’ve picked up your plants, now what? Have a look at our tips and guidelines for a successful planting with your new trees and shrubs!
Frequently Asked Questions
Have any questions? Then please see our Frequently Asked Questions guide! If you have any questions that aren’t addressed by this form, then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!