Sounds oakay by me
Sunday November 12th 2023, 9:43 pm
Filed under: Garden

This is really cool: Virginia has been having its citizens collect acorns and other seeds from a list of wanted tree species. You bring the seeds, (unfortunately they seem to be done for this year), they’ll get them started growing and then distribute the trees to replant formerly forested areas.

Here’s another one, for the DMV (Delaware/Maryland/Virginia) Potomac River area.

Found one for Sacramento, CA, and state-wide, here.┬áNote that Re-Oaks specifies only acorns collected from within California, and that’s probably true of most states.

I wonder how many others have organizations like this?


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This is positively brilliant!!!
Must look for this in my area. Thanks for highlighting this possibility.

Comment by Chris+S+in+Canada 11.13.23 @ 8:00 am

What a neat idea!

Thank you for explaining DMV, I totally read that as department of motor vehicles.

Comment by ccr in MA 11.13.23 @ 10:03 am

How very cool! And I appreciate the links. Found a great native plants tool on the California site.

Comment by DebbieR 11.14.23 @ 8:34 am



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