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Wild Roots

Wild Roots is a reforestation initiative that improves the health and resilience of northern Michigan’s watersheds and natural habitats. In partnership with local organizations and landowners, the pilot program aims to plant 100,000 native trees and shrubs on private and permanently protected lands over five years.

The 2021 Wild Roots Order is SOLD OUT!  Thank you for your orders and support!  If you are interested in being put on the email list for next spring please fill out this form and click the box at the bottom labeled "Wild Roots".

If you are still looking for trees and shrubs, check with your local Conservation District, as many of them are having tree sales this February and March. 

If you made a Wild Roots Order and sent in your payment, thank you!  All future correspondence about your order, such as an early spring reminder of the pickup dates and locations will come from the corresponding conservation district.

*NOTE*: You will pick up your packages at the Conservation District from which you ordered.  Be sure to check out your local Conservation District Spring Seedling Sale in February & March to pick up tree protectors and other conservation products as well as additional varieties of shrubs and trees. For a free, on-site consultation to guide conservation efforts on your property or to determine which trees are the best fit for your property, contact your local Conservation District.

Please refer to the Planting and Care Guide for Bare Root Tree and Shrub Seedlings for planting instructions.

Wild Roots is made possible through generous grant funding from these partner agencies and organizations - Consumers Energy Foundation, Huron-Manistee National Forests, ITC, and a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant through the United States Environmental Protection Agency. 

Thank you for your interest in Wild Roots and for doing your part to improve your home waters!

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