TAVARES — The Lake Soil & Water Conservation District (LSWD) would like to remind residents about the upcoming tree giveaway event on Thursday, Jan. 20, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
The LSWD, in partnership with the Florida Division of Forestry, will be giving away bare-root tree seedlings at the Lake County Agricultural Center’s Horticultural Learning Center, located at 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares.
Each person will be allowed one tree of each available variety: Dogwood, Southern Magnolia, Red Maple, Sabal Palm, Redbud and Pine. The trees are 6 to 18-inch seedlings and are free, but donations will be accepted.
For more information, call Lake Soil & Water Conservation District at (352) 343-2481 ext. 6 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/lswd.