Two conservation uses for live-cut Christmas Trees

Instead of subjecting your Christmas tree to being ground into mulch for suburban landscaping, turn it into important habitat for fish and wildlife. Sinking Christmas trees in lakes and ponds builds valuable fish habitat. If your pile a few together along a fence row or in a field of grass, you are building a home for rabbits, birds reptiles and more. After bringing joy to our homes, we owe Christmas trees the gift of serving conservation as habitat improvements. 

When I was a kid, we lived on a lake in a large subdivision. There were close to 2,000 homes, so it was a target rich environment for spent Christmas trees. Each year, for a couple of weeks after Christmas, members of our family would spend our evenings…READ MORE.

(Make sure to check your state’s laws and regulations regarding discarded Christmas trees)

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