Rain or Shine! Support local habitat at Geer Park with Friends of Trees Sat Apr 4th (Salem)

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Friends of Trees

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Join us as a planting volunteer at a Friends of Trees planting!

Celebrate Arbor Day with Friends of Trees and the City of Salem by planting and mulching a variety of native and ornamental trees at Geer Community Park in NE Salem!

Please arrive by 8:45am to sign-in and enjoy some breakfast treats and coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The planting starts at 9:00am. We provide gloves, tools, and planting guidance -- all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather wearing sturdy shoes or boots, and be ready to have fun!

How do I register? All individuals and groups are kindly asked to RSVP to save your spot(s) by filling out our quick Registration Form (https://friendsoftrees.org/event-calendar/). Registration is highly recommended but not required.

Under age 18? A signed youth waiver(https://friendsoftrees.org/youthwaiver) is required for you to volunteer. We ask that youth 15 years and younger are accompanied by an adult.

Please contact Jenny, Pablo, and Carey at (503) 595-0213 // volunteer@friendsoftrees.org if you have questions or need any further information. We look forward to seeing you in Salem this April!

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About Friends of Trees

Location:

3117 N.E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Portland, OR 97212, US

Mission Statement

Friends of Trees is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to bring people together to plant and care for city trees and green spaces in Pacific Northwest communities.

Description

Friends of Trees is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization which organizes tree planting and care events in neighborhoods, natural areas and on school grounds in partnership with the community, government and businesses.

Since Friends of Trees was founded in 1989, our volunteers have planted more than 750,000 trees and native plants!

WHEN

Sat Apr 04, 2020
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM  

WHERE

3071 State StSalem, OR 97301

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 hours
  • Able to lift 15lbs, use tools, dig holes, and bend/kneel down.

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