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Get outside and plant trees in NE Salem! (Friends of Trees)

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ORGANIZATION: Friends of Trees

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Help needed to plant trees together in the North Lancaster and East Lancaster neighborhoods of NE Salem! Dozens of large (6-10' tall) trees will be ready for planting in their new homes, and your help is what makes this community planting possible!

Please arrive by 8:45am to sign-in and be assigned a planting crew. The planting starts at 9:00am. We provide gloves, tools, and guidance, as well as light breakfast snacks and coffee/tea/hot chocolate. We ask that all volunteers dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes/boots you don't mind getting dirty, and be ready to have fun!

How do I register? Go to the Friends of Trees calendar (https://friendsoftrees.org/event-calendar/), click on this event, and fill out the quick registration form. Groups and individuals welcome! If your group is more than 5 people, please know you may be assigned to different planting crews.

Under age 18? We request that youth 15 and under volunteer with a parent/guardian . Youth 16 and older can volunteer on their own and will need to hand us a youth waiver form (www.friendsoftrees.org/youthwaiver) signed by their parent/guardian .

Event safety: We require that all people at our events cancel if you are feeling unwell or have been exposed to someone who tested positive for Covid-19 within 3 days of the event. To see our safety recommendation and other answers to common volunteering questions, please see our Volunteer Frequently Asked Questions webpage (https://friendsoftrees.org/volunteer-faq/).

Questio ns? Please check out our Volunteer FAQ webpage (https://friendsoftrees.org/volunteer-faq/). Our team is also happy to assist! You can reach Gabriel and Jenny at volunteer@fr iendsoftrees.or g We look forward to planting together soon!

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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!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Sat Feb 11, 2023
08:45 AM - 01:00 PM

WHERE

2755 Hollywood Drive NortheastSalem, OR 97305

(44.96268,-122.97892)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 6
  • 4 hours

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