State nursery offers locally grown plants to public Saturday, April 11 and Saturday, May 16

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Nevada Division of Forestry State Tree Nursery in Las Vegas has more than 30 species of locally grown, low-cost, native plant species adapted to the Mojave Desert environment. Planting natives promotes cleaner air, water conservation, soil erosion control and habitat for wildlife.

This year’s spring plant sales will be held on Saturday, April 11 and Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with nursery staff available to answer questions and help with plant selection.

Plants purchased are to be used for conservation purposes, such as water conservation, windbreaks, soil erosion control and wildlife habitat enhancement. The nursery accepts only cash and checks.

For the nursery policies and plant list, please visit forestry.nv.gov.

The nursery, located at 9600 Tule Springs Drive inside Floyd Lamb Park, is open to the public year round Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For information about the sale or the nursery, please contact Amy Dunn at 702-486-5411 or 702-524-8887.

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The Nevada Division of Forestry is a division within the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The division coordinates and manages all forestry, nursery, endangered plant species and watershed resource activities on certain public and private lands. The division also provides protection of life, property and natural resources through fire suppression, prevention programs and provides other emergency services as needed.