In anticipation of Arbor Day on Friday, April 29, the Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 shade trees for a $10 contribution. By joining the Foundation in April, new members will receive a 6-to-12-inch red oak, sugar maple, weeping willow, baldcypress, thornless honeylocust, pin oak, river birch, tuliptree, silver maple and red maple tree as part of the organization’s Trees for America campaign.
“These trees provide shade in the summer and vibrant colors throughout the fall,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. The trees, which are shipped in April or May with planting instructions, are guaranteed to grow or will be replaced free. To become a Foundation member, visit arborday.org/april or send $10 to Ten Free Shade Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by April 30.