Elko, Nev. — The Nevada Division of Forestry, Spring Creek High School and the Silver Sage FFA Chapter are once again teaming up to bring northeastern Nevadans a wide selection of conservation trees and shrubs at reasonable costs.
The tree and shrub seedlings range in price from $3.25 to $9.25 each, depending on the size of the seedling and container. Plants are sold for properties of at least one acre and are meant for conservation purposes, such as windbreaks, streambank stabilization, mine reclamation, wildlife habitat and erosion control.
There are 5,600 plants available and 27 different species of shrubs, deciduous trees and evergreen trees available. Tree and shrub seedlings range from $3.25 to $4.50 each, depending on the size of the seedling and container.
Plants are sold on a pre-order basis only. The deadline to place a pre-order is September 29, 2011 at 5 p.m. Pre-orders are to be picked up on either October 7 or 8 at the Spring Creek High School greenhouse, nine miles southeast on the Lamoille Highway. To receive an order form and a list of the plants, visit http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-state-forest-nurseries/trees-on-wheels-program/ or contact:
Resource Management Officer
Nevada Division of Forestry
911 Falcon Lane
Elko, NV 89801
Order forms may also be picked up at the following locations:
- Spring Creek High School
- Spring Creek Association Office
- NRCS Elko Office
- Nevada Cooperative Extension Offices
- NDF Spring Creek Fire Station #24
- NDF Regional Headquarters in Elko
- NDF Conservation Camps (Carlin and Wells)
Plant materials are from the NDF Nursery in Washoe Valley and are selected for their adaptability to our region’s soils and climate. The plants come to Elko as container stock, making them easy to take home and transplant.