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Tree Giveaway set for July 20-24

Hundreds of trees are awaiting their new homes as the City of DeLand and DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club prepare for the annual Tree Giveaway.

July 9, 2020

(DeLand, FL) – Hundreds of trees are awaiting their new
homes as the City of DeLand and DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club prepare for the
annual Tree Giveaway.

Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, July 20 and ending Friday, July 24th, residents within the
city’s Utility Service Area will be able to begin picking up trees from the
city’s Public Works Complex, 1102 S. Garfield Avenue. Vehicles will enter from
Amelia Avenue and follow the signs to the giveaway area.

People are asked to bring proof of residence, while those
picking up trees for others are asked to bring the person’s written request and
a copy of the other person’s proof of residence. Residents are asked to have
the giveaway form filled out to make the process quicker.

Also, this year residents will be allowed to pick four trees
per residence (one more than previous years) and a maximum of eight per
vehicle.

Some of the species of trees include Bald Cypress, Blue
Beech, Chickasaw Plum, Chinquapin, Elderberry, Live Oak, Parsley Haw, Redbud,
Snowbell, Sweetgum, Tabebuia (Yellow) and Winged Elm. Quantities and types of
trees are subject to change and some are more limited than others.

No advanced reservations will be taken. All trees will be
given away on a first-come, first-served basis.

To download the Tree Giveaway form, click here.

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