ENVIRONMENT

Conservation seedling program fall sale ending soon

More than 20,000 seedlings still available to order online

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The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) Forestry Division fall seedling sale is coming to an end October 9, 2020.  More than 20,000 tree and shrub seedlings from the Conservation Seedling Program are available to order online

Species include Afghanistan pine, Apache plume, Arizona walnut, Austrian pine, four-wing saltbush, littleleaf sumac, Douglas-fir, piñon pine, and ponderosa pine.  Some seedlings may be in limited quantities.

One-year-old, small container seedlings (10 cu inch container) of the same species are available in minimum lots of 49 for $80.  Two-season, large container seedlings (40 cu inch container) are available in lots of 20 for $57.  There is a $5 handling fee per order and an additional $10 fee per lot for all UPS orders – ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

 

Shipping and curbside pick-up at the Forestry Division seedling warehouse, 3250 Calle Princessa Juana, in Santa Fe is taking place now through October 16th.  Warehouse hours are Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1: p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  For customer and employee safety, warehouse pick-up is by appointment only and will be scheduled by phone or email once orders are placed.  COVID-19 protocols will be followed, including requiring face masks and maintaining social distancing of 6 feet.

Conservation Seedling program requirements and ordering information is available on the Forestry Division website http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/.  Methods of online payment include Discover Card, Mastercard, or Visa Card.  Checks are accepted with mail-in application forms, which can be downloaded from the website.  Landowners who need an order form mailed to them should contact the New Mexico Forestry Division by October 5, 2020 at (505) 476-3325.  All proceeds are reinvested back into the program.