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Neshaminy State Park Reforestation 2024

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ORGANIZATION: EXCEL EVENTS

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 138 people are interested

1236 Native Trees and Shrubs were planted in Neshaminy State Park from 2020-2022 by Excel Events on the river trail

Come volunteer in 2024 helping out by tending the already planted 1200 trees and shrubs in cages and tubex. We removed invasive mile a minute then reforested this area back into native habitat. Come volunteer in Neshaminy State park for this Riparian Buffer project. This project helped lessen storm water in a priority flood zone grant funded through TreeVitalize and Keystone 10 Million Trees. 400 volunteers helped reforest 2.25 acres in Neshaminy State Park, PA. Just north of Philadelphia.

About this Event
Neshaminy State Park Reforestation Spring 2024 (Tree Tending)

Reforestation, Beautification of Neshaminy State Park, Help with storm water management in a priority area, remove invasive plants, Provide Habitat for wildlife and migrating birds, provide Native flowering shrubs for insects, provide Native Trees for insects.


(2024 Tree Tending)

  • 3-2-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 4-6-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 5-4-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 6-1-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 7-6-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 7-7-24 Sunday (9 am - 12) and (1pm -4 pm)

  • 8-3-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 9-7-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 10-5-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

  • 11-2-24 Saturday (1 pm - 4 pm)

Sign up:
https://www.excelevents.org/projects/river-trail-neshaminy-state-park


Desc:

In the Fall of 2020 we started the Reforestation of 2 acres of area currently cover by invasive plants.

We planted:
-100 Native trees and 22 native shrubs from this Treevitalize grant.
-separately an additional 225 Trees/Shrubs from 10 Million Trees for a total of 347 trees in 2020.

In Spring of 2021:
We planted 325 trees expanding the area in the 2nd phase of the project in the spring of 2021 funded by
-Treevitalize 125 Trees from this grant
-separately Keystone 10 Million Trees provided 200 bareroot trees.

We need volunteers to help clear the site from invasives and install cages around then plan the trees.

Between 2020 and 2022 we will be planted:

Trees (961)

  • 183 Sycamore

  • 150 River Birch

  • 130 Pin Oaks

  • 125 Tulip Poplar

  • 100 Paw Paw (Edible)

  • 47 Swamp White Oak

  • 50 Sassafras

  • 20 Sweet Bay Magnolia

  • 25 Black Gum

  • 25 Black Willow Oak

  • 25 Red Oaks

  • 8 Red Buds

  • 6 Sweetgum

  • 5 White Pine

275 Shrubs 2020-2022

  • 50 Elderberry (Edible after cooking)

  • 50 Winterberry

  • 50 Black choke berry (Edible)

  • 25 WitchHazel (Edible)

  • 25 Red Choke Berry (Edible)

  • 25 Grey Dogwood

  • 25 Red Dogwood

  • 25 Spice Bush (Edible)

    Secondary Area with 4 ft trees

  • 6 Sweet Gum

  • 5 Black Gum
  • 13 Sycamore

  • 12 Swamp White Oak

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    (Please signup through Eventbrite)
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About EXCEL EVENTS

Location:

Bucks County, LEVITTOWN, PA 19057, US

Mission Statement

To provide positive things to do in the community by pursuing grant funding and donations, to provide volunteers with opportunities to cleanup, beautify, and restore native habitat, lessen flooding and establish nature trails for the public in their community.

Description

Excel Events provides positive things to do in Bucks County, PA. We organize volunteer events and pursue grant funding for our community. From erosion control, to helping lessen flood water through planting native trees and shrubs in riparian buffers to reforestation and best management practices, Excel Events is a nonprofit solution for empowering people to participate in positive projects in their communities.

When you volunteer with Excel Events you will learn how to identify and remove invasive plants, learn native forest and then manage a forest from PHS advanced tenders. Learn about new, policies, laws and initiatives that help steward our environment. Learn about our local watershed and best management practices developed by per reviewed research at Penn State extension from Master Watershed Stewards.



CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Community, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

3401 State Rd.bensalem, PA 19020

(40.07808,-74.9183)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 hrs
  • Sturdy Boots, gloves, plan on getting dirty pulling weeds and vines and moving around deer protection. We also remove invasive plants from the site. It is a large property so there is always some work to do.

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