Tree Giveaway Progam
The co-op offers members a free plant each May in conjunction with Arbor Day. This year (2017) marked GVEA's 27th Annual Tree Giveaway. Since 1991, over 83,750 trees and shrubs have been given away.
Do you have a story about a tree or shrub that you received via our tree giveaway program? We'd love to hear it and perhaps see pictures. To share your story, submit our Contact Form.
Here were the details of this year's event:
- Saturday, May 13, 2017
- This year's plant was a bare-root Siberian Crabapple (pictured)
- A flowering shrub-like tree, which can grow to a height of 15 feet at maturity.
- The event began at 9am and ended at noon
- Plants were given away on a first-come, first-served basis
- Only one plant per family ... sorry, no exceptions
- Location: GVEA's Fairbanks parking lot ... 758 Illinois Street
Note: a limited supply of plants were available at our Delta Junction and Nenana offices after 11am on Friday, May 12.