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Thanks to Duke Energy, we’re giving away another 800 trees from February through May!

Click here, reserve your tree now.


800 Energy-Saving Trees are available to help you save on energy, reduce your utility bills, and help clean the water and air throughout the Upstate. 

How do I get a tree?  These events are Pre-registration only.  Click here to register for a tree. 

Unclaimed trees will be given away first come first serve as soon as the event that day ends. 

Pick-up Event Details for RESERVED TREES (The events are RAIN or SHINE!)

Times are intentionally not listed below.  You will select a date and time during online registration.  You will also receive reminder emails.

POSTONED – March 27-29, 2020

  • City of Clemson Parks & Recreation, Clemson Park, 114 Clemson Park Road, Clemson, SC 29631
    • Friday, March 27th
    • Saturday, March 28th
    • Sunday, March 29th

POSTPONED – April 3-5, 2020

  • Stevens Field, 150 Ballpark Street, Greer, SC 29651
    • Friday, April 3rd
    • Saturday, April 4th
    • Sunday, April 5th

POSTPONED – May 16, 2020

  • *Oconee Nuclear Station, 7812 Rochester Hwy., Seneca, SC 29672
    • Saturday, May 16th
    • *100  FREE trees will be available on a first come, first served basis at this event ONLY. You will NOT need to register for these additional 100 trees.

Why Trees? Thanks to Duke Energy, TreesUpstate has given away over 5800 trees.  

Grow benefits that last a lifetime.


  • Reduce energy costs
  • Improve air and water quality
  • Reduce air pollution
  • By planting the right tree in the right place, you can reduce energy consumption by up to 20% each year.

FAQ’s for SPRING 2020 Events

When and where do we pick up our tree?  3/27-3/29 in Clemson, 4/3-4/5 in Greer and 5/17 in Seneca.  If you reserve a tree, you must pick it up at that location.

Do I have to reserve a tree?  Can I just show up and pick-up a tree? You must pre-register for the 2020 Energy-Saving Trees giveaways. Unclaimed trees will be given away first come first serve as soon as the event that day ends.  

Can we get more than one tree?  The maximum number of trees per household is two trees.

How big will they get?  Large shade trees and small understory trees are available.  You’ll get species information that includes mature height and width when you reserve your tree online.

Does it matter where I live?  These trees will be available to everyone in Oconee, Anderson, Pickens, Greenville, and Spartanburg Counties.

Energy Saving Trees is a program of the Arbor Day Foundation.  This program is locally  administered by TreesUpstate and presented by Duke Energy.

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