25th Annual Seedling Giveaway
[Last Updated: 3/7/2013 2:40:00 PM]

25th Annual Seedling Giveaway

Courtesy of Traverse City Light & Power

Saturday, April 20 | 8 a.m. - until gone


2013 marks the 25th year Traverse City Light & Power (TCL&P) has celebrated Earth Day with a

seedling giveaway. In 1988, TCL&P held its first annual seedling giveaway at the Bayside Power Plant,

giving seedlings away to customers and local community groups in support of the environment.

That tradition continues today.


This Earth Day, pick up a free eastern white pine (pinus strobus) seedling, courtesy of TCL&P.

The seedlings will be available beginning at 8 a.m. until they are gone on Saturday, April 20,

at the Sara Hardy Farmer’s Market (Union Street and Grandview Parkway) in downtown

Traverse City. Each seedling is potted and ready for planting.


As part of our efforts to support the community and the environment, TCL&P has given

away over 140,000 seedlings to customers, community members, school children,

and local organizations over the years.

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