Conservation Grade Seedling Tree Program
The Sweetwater County Natural Resource District has offered low-cost conservation grade seedling tress and shrubs to Sweetwater County citizens for many years. This program is to encourage the establishment of conservation tree plantings such as Windbreaks, Living Snow Fences, Erosion Control, Wildlife Habitat, Visual Screens or Noise Barriers. Beginning in early fall the tree order form is prepared and trees are pre-ordered from nurseries. In the November newsletter, the tree order forms are sent out, the program is advertised and we begin accepting orders through the middle of March. In May the trees are ready to be picked up. The district also offers a variety of seedling survival aids including fertilizer tabs and provides information on how to properly plant and maintain tree seedling survival.