Reminder – Free tree distribution in Sutton on Saturday, May 18

As part of Tree and Forest Month, the Town of Sutton will be distributing some 400 free hardwood and evergreen tree seedlings to its residents on Saturday, May 18, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. or until the lot is all out.

The distribution will be carried out by councillors who would like to take this opportunity to meet Sutton’s residents.

If you are interested in this offer, please come to the Town Hall on Saturday morning and show proof of residence. A maximum of two plants per address and/or owner will be given (bring a bag).

The species offered* will be:

  • Yellow Birch
  • Sugar Maple
  • White Spruce
  • Red Pine

* Please note that quantities may vary at the time of picking. Thank you for your understanding.

These trees are donated by the ministère des Ressources naturelles et des Forêts and the Association forestière du Sud du Québec.

For more information on Tree Month activities, tree fact sheets and planting tips, visit:

Trees and Forests Month

In May, we celebrate our trees and forests! Over 1,200 festive and educational activities are organized throughout Quebec.

To mark the occasion, the Quebec government has compiled a number of fact sheets on the theme of trees and forests that may be of interest to you:

Educational publications

Follow their Did you know and quizzes publications for fun learning at Feel free to share them if you like.

Other tools (in French only) are available online on the Trees and Forests Month website, such as :

Little trees grow big

Choosing the right tree location near power lines.

A message from Hydro-Québec

All trees have their own characteristics. Depending on its species or variety, each tree grows at its own pace, reaching different heights and widths. It’s because of these peculiarities that you need to make sure you plant the right tree in the right place, especially if there are power lines nearby. Planting the right tree in the right place ( – In French only.

For more information about trees and power lines from Hydro-Quebec, click here.