The NJ Tree Foundation, in partnership with the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and the US Forest Service, is giving away 200 trees to residents of Middlesex County on a first come-first served basis.
This giveaway is being held in partnership with the Dunellen Shade Tree Commission.
Trees must be picked up on Sunday, October 13, 2013, from Noon until 2 p.m. at Washington Memorial Park, North Washington Avenue between Dunellen and First Aves. There are 100 flowering dogwood trees and 100 Red maple trees available through this giveaway.
Middlesex County residents must fill out a simple application at: http://svy.mk/16vsIeY to receive a tree. Application deadline is 10/10/2013 or until all trees are gone. Limit of one tree per household.
Each tree is 2-3’ tall in a 2- or 3-gallon pot and will easily fit into a car. Tree planting and care instructions will be provided at pickup.
About the trees
Red maple, Acer rubrum. A medium to large tree growing 50-70' tall. Pyramidal in shape, with vibrant red fall color. Do not plant this tree near or under utility wires.
Flowering dogwood, Cornus florida. A small tree reaching 25-30’ tall and wide. Blooms small cream-colored flowers.The NJ Tree Foundation is partnering with the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee to plant 2,014 trees. As part of this effort, 1,800 2-4′ trees will be given away in New Jersey counties that were most negatively impacted by Hurricane Sandy – Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union. We will also plant 214 large trees, 12-15′ tall, throughout New Jersey. This tree giveaway is sponsored by the US Forest Service and the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee.
The NJ Tree Foundation is a state-wide non-profit
organization dedicated to planting trees in NJ's most under-served