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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Planting Tips and Conservation Projects


Proper care for your seedlings before and after receiving them is important for good survival. Here are a few ways to help ensure seedling survival.

  • Pickup seedling the same day they are delivered to the drop-off site
  • Transport in an enclosed vehicle
  • Keep seedling cool at all times
  • Plant seedlings within 2 days of receiving the seedlings
  • Keep roots moist at all times while planting
  • Plant when it is cool
  • Water at the time of planting
  • Keep area around planted seedlings free of weeds
  • For better survival apply water whenever possible


For more in-depth information there is a printable planting pamphlet to the right under Resources






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