The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) and Friends of the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area are once again hosting the annual Mother’s Day Tree Sale on Saturday, May 7 at the conservation area’s Tree Nursery.
Over 30 species of deciduous trees, conifers, and shrubs along with potted wildflowers will be available to browse with a special Mother’s Day craft for children.
Additional tree sale dates will be held during the month of May too and a detailed list of species and prices can be found at the Friends of the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area website.
Sale dates include Saturdays (May 7, 14 and 21) from 9:00 am to noon and Wednesdays (May 11 and 18) from 9:00 am to Noon. The Friends Tree Nursery is located at 4673 Debruge Rd. (0.5 km past the main entrance to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area)
Proceeds from the sale go towards the Friends’ commitment to maintain and upgrade the facilities at the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area.
Cataraqui Conservation and the Friends state that all public health guidelines are being followed and COVID-19 and physical distancing protocols will be in place for the protection of staff, volunteers, and visitors. Face masks are recommended but not mandatory to enter the nursery area.