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Plant-A-Tree Campaign Returns to Scotch Plains on Sun., Apr. 27

April 24, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Back by popular demand, Scotch Plains residents can receive free seedlings at the second annual Plant-A-Tree campaign, on Sunday April 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Town Hall, located on 430 Park Ave. in Scotch Plains. 

The campaign, which is being sponsored by the Scotch Plains Recreation Commission and the Scotch Plains Girl Scouts, is intended to promote young and healthy tree growth as part of the town’s observance of Earth Day.   

Seedlings will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis and supplies are limited so those interested are encouraged to show up early to ensure they receive their free seedlings.

For more information, please contact the Recreation Department at 908-322-6700 x222.

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