DEC giving out free tree seedlings to prevent soil erosion
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Posted by: Dana Walker
ALBANY — New York state landowners whose property borders rivers and lakes can apply for
a bag of free seedlings to prevent soil erosion.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is announcing the "Buffer in a Bag" program on Wednesday.
Landowners with New York state property that borders at least 50 feet of a stream, river or lake can apply to receive a bag of 25 tree and shrub seedlings for planting along the water's edge.