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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Residents Offered Free Trees Through Energy Saving Trees Program

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Edmond Electric and The Arbor Day Foundation are teaming up again to bring our community the Energy-Saving Trees Program. This program offers free trees along with an easy-to-use online mapping tool to take the guesswork out of tree planting. By entering simple information about your home and yard, the tool calculates where to strategically plant trees for the greatest energy-and money-saving benefits. To date, Edmond Electric has given out 756 free trees to residents which results in 1.2 million kWh reduction*.


“Edmond Electric recognizes the importance of trees for health and quality of life, and they can also help lower energy costs,” said Community Relations Coordinator, Jessica Lyle. “Planting the right tree in the right place will not only lower energy costs, but will provide comfort for families for years to come.”


There will be 150 trees available to Edmond Electric customers only. Residents will be able to reserve a free tree beginning Monday, October 15 by visiting www.arborday.org/edmondelectric.


Trees will be available for pickup at Bickham - Rudkin Park located at 33rd & Rankin from 3pm – 6pm on Friday, October 19 or 9am – 12pm on Saturday, October 20. Residents who took advantage of this program in April 2018 will need to wait at least one distribution before reserving another tree.


Available species include Eastern Redbud, Green Giant Arborvitae, Goldenraintree, Loblolly Pine and Chinkapin Oak. (one tree per customer/household)


For additional information, or help with website difficulties, please call 1-855-234-3801.


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*Numbers are estimated by the Arbor Day Foundation.