Wondering what to do with your “real” Christmas tree? How about giving back to Mother Earth

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio – (WTRF) One organization in Ohio is already wondering, “What will you do with your Christmas tree after taking off the very last ornament?”

The Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District wants to know about “real” trees and not the artificial ones and here’s why.

This is the second year the Belmont S.W.C.D. is asking for real trees so they can repurpose them for wildlife habitat.

District Program Administrator Hannah Carpenter explained they sink the trees to the bottom of ponds for the fish habitat while they make brush piles for the rabbit habitat in an effort to give back.

One Belmont County organization has new way to repurpose your “real” Christmas tree

Carpenter said you can drop off “real” trees only behind the Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District’s office located at 130 West Main Street in Saint Clairsville.

Beginning on Saturday you can call 740-526-0027 and their office will come to get your tree.

Again, that is “real’ Christmas trees only.

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