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G-P Big Island Mill to Give Away 1,500 Seedlings to Public

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According to Work it, Lynchburg business information magazine, Lynchburg, Va., USA, Georgia-Pacific’s (G-P), Atlanta, Ga., USA, Big Island (Virginia) mill is giving away 1,500 tree seedlings to the public April 14 and 15 to celebrate its 125th anniversary and to emphasize environmental sustainability.

Pictured above: G-P employees Dennis Austin (left) and Tim Pierce (right) replant American chestnut trees in Big Island as part of a larger effort to increase the population of that species, which almost was wiped out by disease in the early 1900s. 
Three seedling varieties are being made available by the company to the public: crabapple, mulberry, and indigo bush.

On April 14, each person may get 10 seedlings of their choice.

On April 15, the remaining seedlings will be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis, limit of 50 per person.

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