Buffer in a Bag Applications Available Now From the NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Everyone’s favorite statewide streamside protection initiativeBuffer in a Bag, is back! Landowners with at least 50 feet of streamside property in New York State can apply for 25 free tree and shrub seedlings to help prevent erosion, improve water quality, and create habitat for wildlife along their stream.

Qualifying NY landowners will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis now through April 10, while supplies last. Find more information and an application on the NYS DEC website.