Tree Giveaway Progam

Note:  Due to the COVID-19 situation, the 2020 tree giveaway event was canceled.


The co-op typically offers members a free plant each May in conjunction with Arbor Day. The 2019 year marked GVEA's 29th Annual Tree Giveaway. Since 1991, over 86,000 trees and shrubs have been given away, all in an effort to educate our members the importance of planting the right tree in the right place.


****Do you have a story about a tree or shrub that you received via our tree giveaway program?  We'd love to hear it and perhaps see pictures. Interested in sharing your story, submit it using our Contact Form.


The 2019 event took place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9am to noon.

  • The plant was a bare-root Rosa RugosaRosa Rugosa 2
    • It's an ornamental, flowering shrub with pleasantly scented, dark-pink-to-white flowers, which has the potential to grow to a height of 5 feet at maturity.
  • Plants were given away on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Only one plant per family ... sorry, no exceptions
  • Location:  GVEA's Fairbanks parking lot ... 758 Illinois Street

Note:  A limited supply of plants are typically available at our Delta Junction office after 10am, and at our Nenana office after 8:30am, a day prior to the Fairbanks event. 


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