Help Plant Trees for cleaner water!


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Oct 08, 2016, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Wilson Point ParkBeech DriveMiddle River, MD 21220

Our volunteers have planted over 28,000 trees in the Gunpowder Watershed. Trees provide valuable wildlife habitat and play an important role in keeping our local waterways clean.

About

Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Do you want to receive community service learning hours? Then come and join us to plant trees, and make a difference for future generations.

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) is leading a native forest restoration project directly within Wilson Point Park along Darkhead Creek. Enthusiastic GVC volunteers have planted more than 28,000 trees in the Gunpowder Watershed over the past 26 years and we need your help to plant even more!

This event will occur RAIN OR SHINE. Remember to wear boots, pants, long sleeve shirt, hat, gloves, and bring rain gear and water bottle. Water jug and a light snack will be provided.


Learn more about the benefits of tree plantings at gunpowdervalleyconservancy.org/tree-planting

Funding for this reforestation project was provided by a grant from the MD Dept. of Natural Resources

Skills

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 8
  • Physically able to dig holes to plant small trees
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