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Oct
3
Sat
Plantings for National Public Lands Day @ Glen Providence Park - entrance TBD
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE for our 9th annual native tree & shrub planting, working to improve wildlife habitat, reduce erosion, and beautify the park!

*Location to be determined*

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:
— Specific location to be determined
— Estimated time: 9:00am-12:00pm
— Lunch and drinks will be provided for registered volunteers.
— We will provide the equipment, including shovels, spades, rakes, and wheelbarrows – but if you have favorite tools, feel free to bring them! If you do bring your own tools, please label them with your name.
— Bring work gloves if you have them.

ACTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE:
— digging holes for the trees and shrubs
— spreading woodchips
— installing deer protection around trees and shrubs
— watering
— Squashing any invasive Spotted Lanternflies…

RAIN PLAN:
Our rain date is Sunday, October 4 at 9:00 am. If the weather is not clear, we will post on our website and facebook by 8:45 am Saturday advising whether we will use the rain date.

 

Oct
31
Sat
Wicked Plants & Ghost Walk @ Glen Providence Park - entrance tba
Oct 31 all-day

SAVE THE DATE for the return of our Wicked Plant & Ghost Walk, on the 85th Anniversary of Glen Providence Park! Led by Marcia Tate & Stephanie Gaboriault.

Park entrance & time tba. 

 

Great Horned Owl & American Crow

Nov
27
Fri
Green Friday Walk @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Nov 27 all-day

After a day of feasting, family, or whatever Thanksgiving traditions you observe, come join us for a simple, refreshing walk to fill up on nature’s rejuvenating power. No purchase necessary! Led by Aura Lester and Holly Hoffmann. #optoutside

Geared towards families, but open to all.

Time TBA

Snow, drizzle, or shine*

LOGISTICS:

  • Free!
  • Meet at the main entrance at 550 West State Street, Media
  • Be prepared for stream crossings, steep hills, and uneven (possibly icy or muddy) terrain: wear sturdy walking shoes, bring a hiking pole if you use one, and you never know when you’ll want binoculars!
  • * Rain, snow, or shine – but in the event of high winds, we will post on Facebook and our website that morning whether we will meet.

 

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