Why Buy One Xmas Tree? Buy a Forest!


YOU’RE WATCHING LOCAL NEWS DURANGO. I’M DEBORAH
URODA. WHY BUY A CHRISTMAS TREE WHEN YOU CAN PLANT
TEN? THE SAN JUAN NATIONAL FOREST IS SELLING PLANT-A-TREE
HOLIDAY GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR A TWENTY DOLLAR DONATION EACH. EACH CERTIFICATE BUYS TEN SEEDLINGS TO REFOREST
BURNED AREA ON THE SAN JUAN FOREST. COSTS COVER SEED COLLECTION, STORAGE, GERMINATION,
AND GROWING EXPENSES UNTIL THE SEEDLINGS ARE READY TO PLANT. YOU CAN MAKE YOUR DONATION AT ANY SAN JUAN
NATIONAL FOREST SERVICE OFFICE, AND YOU WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE COMMEMORATING YOUR DONATION. IT’S THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE EVERYTHING
AND WHO CARE ABOUT OUR FOREST. THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE ESTABLISHED THE PLANT-A-TREE
PROGRAM IN 1983 TO ALLOW DONORS TO CONTRIBUTE TO REFORESTATION WHILE MEMORIALIZING A LOVED
ONE OR COMMEMORATING A SPECIAL EVENT. NO ONE TREE WILL BE DEIGNATED AS A MEMORIAL,
AND ALL SEEDLINGS WILL BE PLANTED AS PART OF THE FOREST ECOSYSTEM.
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