Today is the last day for young readers to register with their local libraries to receive a free tree to plant.

Wheatland Regional Library has partnered with Neighborhood Forest and have youth receive a free tree they can plant either in their yard or around their community. Many local libraries fall under the Wheatland Regional Library including the Kerrobert Library. 

Staci Hall with the Kerrobert Library outlines where many of the trees will be planted in the town. 

"Our town in particular, we've lost a lot of trees over the last 10 years with storms and stuff. A lot of the people are signing up with the intention of not planting the tree at their own property, but to plant them down at the fairground to try and get trees replanted there. Our town has been working on that for the last year. They did a big plant last year. I'm going to say probably most of the people that have signed up at our branch who are intending to to add it down there."

Many other communities around West Central Saskatchewan are also on board with Neighborhood Forest including: Kindersley, Eston, Dodsland and Rosetown. Youth up to the age of 18 are able to sign up for a tree.

Different trees will be distributed to best fit each communities environment.