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Fredericksburg Tree Giveaway

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Trees strengthen our community by increasing property values, making public spaces more livable and improving our environment. Friends of the Rappahannock is proud to partner with Tree Fredericksburg to host a tree giveaway in the City of Fredericksburg.

This native tree giveaway is made possible by financial contributions from Tree Fredericksburg, We Plant Trees, a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), and support from the Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF).

This tree giveaway is limited to three trees per family. Pre-registration is required. All trees are one gallon size and are a species native to the region. Please carefully read the “Important Notes” section below and register for your choice of trees using the form at the bottom of this page.

Native trees help our environment and our community in numerous ways, including:

  • Sequester carbon to improve air quality
  • Regulate temperatures in our urban environments
  • Increase property values in our neighborhoods
  • Catch and filter polluted stormwater before it enters our local streams
  • Stabilize soils and stream banks preventing erosion
  • Provide valuable forage and habitat for fish and wildlife

If you have a property in need of a larger reforestation project, we have other programs that offer up to 100% cost share for trees. More info HERE.

Important notes and rules for giveaway

  • Limit 3 trees per family
  • Social Distancing. To ensure compliance with social distancing guidelines, this tree giveaway will use a “drive-thru” format. Recipients will be able to receive a ticket and pick up their tree order at the Fredericksburg Nationals Ball Park without leaving their vehicle.
  • Consent for Tree Inspection. Due to grant requirements, all trees given away must be tracked and reported for the Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Program. By receiving a tree, you give consent to allow a trained volunteer to enter your property to inspect each planted tree. Volunteers will contact each landowner beforehand to schedule the site visit.
  • Everybody Loves Dogwood. To give more people a chance to take home our beautiful state tree, please limit 1 dogwood per order.
  • Right Tree, Right Place. To maximize the chances that your tree will survive and flourish in its new home, and to minimize the risk of property damage or other inconvenience, it is important to select the right species for your property. Use the links below for a description of each tree’s needs.

Species Available:

Instructions on how to obtain your trees:

  • Register for up to 3 free trees using the ticket form at the bottom of this page.
  • Bring your printed or digital receipt from the reservation to the tree pickup We will begin processing orders at 8 am.
  • There will be free tree chain and stakes for $2 available at pickup site
  • At the pickup, you will receive a sheet of paper with links to a YouTube video containing instructions on how to plant, mulch, and maintain your trees
  • Trees must be covered in some way for traveling, either inside a vehicle or covered in a truck. The trees are small but can be as much as 6-7 ft tall. They can bend in the trunk if necessary.

For more information, please contact Anne Little with Tree Fredericksburg at [email protected] or Adam Lynch at [email protected].

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
River Birch: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
237 available
American Persimmons: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
58 available
White Dogwood: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
Limit one per household.
$ 0.00
57 available
Redbud: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
389 available
Overcup Oak: 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
74 available
Serviceberry: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
199 available
Swamp Chestnut Oak: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
103 available
Tulip Poplar: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
44 available
Sweet Bay Magnolia: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
143 available
Witch Hazel: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
64 available
Red Maple: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
0 available
Sold Out
American Hornbeam: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
130 available
Fringe Tree: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
16 available
Paw Paw: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
0 available
Sold Out
Bald Cypress: Fxbg 11/7 Giveaway
$ 0.00
48 available

Details

Date:
November 7
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizers

Anne Little
Adam Lynch

Venue

Fredericksburg Nationals Ball Park
42 Jackie Robinson Way
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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