2019 Shelterbelt Programme March 20th, 2019

Posted in: Trees

Order your Shelterbelt Trees Today!

The Seine-Rat River Conservation District is offering White Spruce and Scots Pine
seedlings for under 51¢ each. Trees must be purchased in bundles of 20 and are
available on a first-come-first-served basis with a limit of 300 trees per household.

To qualify for our Shelterbelt/Tree Planting program all you have to do is:

Pre-order your trees by filling out and returning the application
and invoice forms to the SRRCD ($10.17/bundle of 20 trees,
taxes included)

Pickup and Pay for your trees on May 13th, 2019 at our
Steinbach office (154 Friesen Ave)

Plant your trees and send us a picture

Please fill out both the Application Form and the Invoice and return them to us by email or in person at either of our office locations

Call our office at (204) 425-7877 or email us at info@srrcd.ca to place your order today!

Tree Info

White Spruce

A medium sized native conifer with a narrow, spire like crown. White Spruce can grow up to 25 meters (75 feet) in height. The needles are short (1.5 – 2 centimeters), stiff, sharp, and four-sided. White Spruce will grow in shade or full sunlight and in all types of soil. The White Spruce is Manitoba’s provincial tree.


Scots Pine

The Scots Pine is widely used in North America. Scots Pine can grow up to 30 meters (90 feet) in height. This tree has a large, long, conical trunk which spreads into a broad domed crown. The heavy, short branches grow outwards from the trunk giving the tree a weather beaten look. The needles are 4-8 centimeters long and are in clusters of 2. Scots Pine can grow in a wide variety of soils, however they do best on well-drained clay and loam soils. This tree requires full sunlight.

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