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County offering 10 varieties of trees
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MONROE - Green County Land and Water Conservation Department is offering 10 varieties of trees, and two varieties of shrubs, for landowners interested in planting trees next spring 2015.

The tree varieties are: Bur Oak, Red Oak, White Oak, Tamarack, Sugar Maple, Sycamore, Butternut, Shagbark Hickory, White Pine and Kentucky Coffee. Shrubs available are: Hazel Nut and Nannyberry.

The cost is only $2 a tree with a minimum order of 10 of one species and must be ordered in increments of 10 per species.

The trees and shrubs are all native to the area. The species offered this year cover a broad range of soil types and moistures, from dry to very wet. The featured species this year is the Tamarack, a deciduous conifer.

To ordered, contact the LWCD in person at 1627 4th Ave. West, Monroe; call 608-325-4195; or visit Orders will be taken until Feb. 13. Trees will be delivered near the end of April.

For more information, contact the Green County Land and Water Conservation Department a call at 608-325-4195.