Planting Nassau's Future
Planting Nassau’s Future is a Keep Nassau Beautiful (KNB) program. The primary mission of the program is to beautify spaces in Nassau County. As the eastern gateway to the sunshine state, we want to preserve our beaches, green pastures, timberlands, and all the beautiful areas in-between. Weather events, age, and increasing development can impact these environments so we must start somewhere in order to make an impact for all of our futures.
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Four Easy Options to Get Involved
Volunteer to participate in a Keep Nassau Beautiful free-tree event, planting project, or assist with maintenance checks and watering pollinator beds or Legacy Trees. A KNB representative will contact you to confirm your interests, available time, and match you with a project.
2. Plant a Tree
View the Educational Video on proper tree planting and maintenance to help ensure your tree gets the best start for long and healthy life.
Send KNB a picture of your tree planting. We will share your picture on our social media, making you and your tree the star!
Learn More about KNB Legacy Tree program.
Keep Nassau Beautiful, Inc. is a registered, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, CH3954. All contributions are tax-deductible in accordance with IRS rulings. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state of Florida or visiting the website: www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.
Thanks to generous partners, donors, and volunteers, Keep Nassau Beautiful is able to host free trees events. Since the introduction of Planting Nassau's Future in 2020, we have distributed more than 2,600 free trees to residents of Nassau County, FL.
During scheduled events, Nassau County, FL residents are invited to receive two of our 3-gallon trees, while supplies last, at one of our free tree events. Reserving trees is easy, complete these easy steps to reserve your free trees:
- View the Educational Video on proper tree planting and maintenance to help ensure your tree gets the best start for long and healthy life.
- View the educational Tree Fact Sheets with explanations of all the tree species being offered (while supplies last). Select the right tree for your planting location. The tree species vary with each event.
- When you view these resources, make note of the special validation code that you will enter on the Free Trees Reservation Form.
A few days after submitting the Reservation Form, including the required validation code, you will receive a confirmation email. Be sure to mark your calendar to pick up your free trees at your selected location.
If you would like to be placed on our Advance Notification list, please complete the form Advance Notification for Free Trees 2023
Partners include Rayonier, Rayonier Advanced Materials, Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation Foundation, Nassau County BOCC, Liberty Landscape Supply, NEFL Fairgrounds Association, The City of Fernandina Beach, UF/IFAS Nassau County Extension, and a generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous.
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