Help plant trees for cleaner air and water!


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Apr 08, 2017, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

900 Bird River Beach RoadMiddle 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

Registration for this volunteer opportunity has closed. Please consider helping out at our other Spring 2017 tree planting events. (3/10/17)

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!

We are looking for student volunteers and adults who care about the Earth, our watershed, and the Chesapeake Bay! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Join us, and make a difference for future generations.

Community service learning hours available. Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate volunteer groups, families, singles and neighbors! Children ages 8 years and up must be accompanied by an adult.

More than 28,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 26 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more!

EVENT DETAILS

This event is rain or shine.

What to bring: 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.

Location/Directions: 900 Bird River Beach Road, Middle River, MD 21220

From I-695 coming from the West (Towson side) go east to exit 31 C, Rt. 43 East. Go for about 3 miles. You will pass over I-95, then stay straight on route 43 for about another 2 miles. Turn right to get onto Rt. 40 North East. Go about ΒΌ mile on route 40, you will see the Gunpowder Falls State Park brown sign, then turn right at light onto Ebenezer Rd. Follow straight for about 1 mile until you pass Earls Rd. on the right. Just after turn left at Bird River Beach Rd. Go a little while until you will pass a red barn on left. Soon after is the sign for 900 address and a gate on left side. Turn left into the driveway. A planting crew chief will instruct you from there

**If you get lost the day of the planting, contact Peg Perry at (443) 415-7969**

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

Skills

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

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 8
  • Physically able to do yard work, help dig holes

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