Friends of Mac Johnson Wildlife Area Hosting Annual Tree Sales

Published on: 2021/05/10 - in News

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) and Friends of the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area, who typically host its annual Mother’s Day Tree Sale in May, will now hold it later in the month with multiple sale days, due to adjustments related to the COVID-19 restrictions.

The tree sale will take place on six dates in May and June and include 30 species of native trees such as deciduous, conifers, and shrubs.

A detailed list of species and prices is available online and proceeds from the sale go towards the Friends’ commitment to maintain and upgrade the facilities at the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area.

The sale dates include Saturdays (May 22, May 29 and June 5) from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Wednesdays (May 26, June 2 and June 9) from 9:00am to 1:00pm. IT will be held at The Friends Tree Nursery is located at 4673 Debruge Rd. (0.5 km past the main entrance to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area)

All public health guidelines related to COVID-19 will be followed with physical distancing protocols in place for the protection of staff, volunteers, and visitors. Face coverings are required at the Tree Nursery and contact tracing and symptom screening will take place before visitors enter the nursery area.

For more information, visit the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority website.

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