FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again making more than 50 species of trees available for planting in an initiative aimed at reforesting the state.
Spokeswoman Jennifer Turner said more than 1 million acres of land in Kentucky could benefit from tree planting to improve wildlife habitat and protect the soil from erosion by wind or water in rural areas.
And in urban areas, Turner said, trees reduce the heat, wind, dust and noise.
The Division of Forestry has bald cypress, black walnut, white oak, yellow poplar, dogwood, redbud and dozens of other species available for shipping between January and April in bundles of up to $100 at prices ranging from $5 to $48.
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