The National Arbor Day Foundation is not only encouraging citizens to plant trees but will even ship free trees to new members during the rest of October. Each person who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during October 2005 will receive two Sugar Maples, two Red Maples, and one each Scarlet Oak, Sweetgum, Red Oak, Silver Maple, White Dogwood and Washington Hawthorn.
To receive the 10 free trees, new membership fees must be received no later than October 31. Trees will be shipped to new members with postage paid between November 1 and December 10 with planting instructions. To join the National Arbor Day Foundation, send a $10 donation to Autumn Classic Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE, 68410 or join on line at www.arborday.org.