Fulton Conservation selling trees and fish 03.16.2011

Written by David Green.

The Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual Tree Seedling and Wildflower Sale is underway now through April 7.

Tree seedlings may be purchased in packs of five or 25. The species available are American arborvitae, Eastern white pine, Colorado blue spruce, Norway spruce, douglas fir, red maple, sugar maple, red oak, pin oak, black walnut, American cranberry bush, white flowering dogwood and red bud.

Wildflower seeds are available in bird/butterfly mix, hummingbird mix, wildflower mix, fescue mix, and crownvetch mix.

Payment must accompany the order. Trees and seeds may be picked up from 1 to 5 p.m. April 15 or from 8 a.m. to noon April 16 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds.

Fish stocking program

The Conservation District also has several species of fish available for stocking ponds. The deadline to order fish is May 9.

Species available are bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, yellow perch, fathead minnows and triploid white amur. Payment must accompany the order.

Fish may be picked up Thursday, May 12, at the north end of the Fulton County fairgrounds. Customers will be assigned pick-up times.

To pick up fish, bring a small trash can or five-gallon bucket lined with a new trash bag, filled no more than half full with water from your pond. Five to 10 gallons of water will be needed for each 100 fish ordered.

Fish are guaranteed to be delivered in good condition.

For more information on tree seedlings, wildflower seeds, or the fish stocking program, call the Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District office at 419/337-9217.

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