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With the winter Holidays fast approaching, many people are opting for a natural tree this year. After the presents are unwrapped and the lights are coming down, please consider donating your tree to KDFWR for fish habitat construction. KDFWR has drop-off points across the state where you can bring your old tree and put it to good use. KDFWR will take your tree and combine it with others to create fish attractors for lakes all over the state. Trees will be used to replenish existing fish habitat sites as well as create new habitat sites. These brush reefs provide nesting and rearing habitat for gamefish as well as creating homes for invertebrates and smaller fishes that provide food for larger fish. Just clean your tree of all of the artificial decorations, lights, tinsel, ornaments, etc. and drop it off at one of our locations below, during daylight hours only (between 8:00am and 5:00pm). Christmas tree drop-off sites will be open from Christmas Day through January 15th. The locations are in parks for the most part, so it will be a good opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy a local park while you help fish populations across the state. To find out where your donated tree might end up this year or provide recommendations on new habitat sites, contact your local fisheries biologist. You can find contact information for your area on our Fisheries Staff page.