The South Portland Land Trust gave away 1,000 cedar saplings on May 23 in about 40 minutes, said Richard Rottkov, president of the land trust. Cars lined up at Mill Creek Park as volunteers distributed the saplings. Courtesy photo of Richard Rottkov

“The South Portland Land Trust was overwhelmed and thrilled by the community’s desire to plant our cedar seedlings,” Richard Rottkov, president of the land trust, said in an email. “All 1,000 seedlings were distributed within the first 40 minutes on Saturday. This Saturday’s seedling distribution has been canceled.” Courtesy photo Richard Rottkov

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