9-26-2015 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 18, 2015 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials at the lovely Kirk Lane entrance in Upper Providence. This project will improve wildlife habitat, replace fallen trees, and beautify the park!

Native Tree & Shrub Planting!

Saturday, September 26
rain date Sunday, September 27
***Glen Providence Park – Kirk Lane entrance***

We have had a wonderful time at our past planting days – check out the fun photos from 2012, 2013, and 2014, and join us as we take on this next planting project! We are incredibly grateful to Delaware County Parks & Recreation for providing funds for this project, to the Delaware County Conservation District for the use of its Conservation Planting Trailer and supplies, and to Taylor Memorial Arboretum for donating some of the trees and shrubs.

To help us plan our time effectively, and to plan for refreshments, we ask that you RSVP for this event at FriendsoftheGlen [AT] gmail.com – please let us know the number of volunteers in your party.


Volunteering details:

We will update this description as we identify other relevant details for volunteers. Please contact us to register.

Estimated time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Lunch and drinks will be provided for registered volunteers.

Activities will include:

  • digging holes for the trees and shrubs
  • spreading woodchips
  • installing deer protection around trees and shrubs
  • water bucket line
  • sitting back and admiring the new plants!

Items that would be helpful to bring, if you have them (please label them with your name!):

  • gloves
  • shovels and spades
  • rake
  • wheelbarrow

Of course, we also welcome anyone who wants to participate by picking up trash along the trails and stream!

Rain plan:
Our rain date is Sunday, September 27 at 9:00 am. If the weather is not clear, we will post here and on our facebook wall by 8:45 am Saturday advising whether we will use the rain date.

To add this event to your favorite calendar program (iCal, Outlook, Google, etc.), view the event listing on our calendar.

Thank you, we hope to see you on National Public Lands Day!


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