Welcome to the Mason-Lake Conservation District store! 

The Store is arranged by category.  
Once you click on a category, you can click on the item name to learn more about that item. If something is out of stock, please check back often, as we are always working to make sure we have the trees available that you need.    

If you have questions about our products, please email mason-lake@macd.org or call 231-757-3707 ext. 5 for more information.

Orders are due by Friday, March 1, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.  Pick-up is Friday, April 26 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 27, 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Mason County Fairgrounds Community Building.  Pick-up will also be available in Baldwin for fully paid orders only on Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the pavilion behind Jones' Ice Cream.

Basswood

basswood
$35.00 each

28 items in stock
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Cost: $35 per 10 tree bundle
Size: 18"-24"
Age: 1-0
Habitat: Prefers wet areas/Tolerates partial to full shade/Okay in sun 

American Basswood (Tilia americana)
Deciduous Tree
Other Names: American Linden, Lime Tree
Native to our area
Range
: Southern Quebec to southeastern Manitoba and North Dakota, south to the southeastern U.S. and Texas
Typical Mature Height: 60-80 feet
Light Requirement: sun, partial shade, shade
Soils: rich, well drained loamy soils
Habitat: upland woods and forested ravines
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit: brown, nut-like capsules on stalks
Bloom Time: spring and summer
Wildlife Value: sprouts are heavily browsed by mammals; considered the “Bee Tree” because of its special value to native bees and honey bees
Uses: used as an ornamental tree; wood is soft and light and used as pulpwood, and for making furniture and other wood products; bark can be used to make rope and other cordage; Native Americans historically used trunks to carve ritual masks
Photo by Chris Evans, University of Illinois, Bugwood.org
More Information
: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=TIAM

Pick-Up Information - Ludington

Mason County Fairgrounds - Community Building
5302 W. US-10, Ludington, MI  49431

Friday, April 26, 2024 - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Pick-Up Information - Baldwin

Fully Paid Orders Only
Pavillion behind Jones' Ice Cream
Saturday, April 27, 2024
10:00 a.m. to Noon