Tree Planting for National Public Lands Day!

May 1, 2019 by

When:
October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am ā€“ 12:00 pm
2019-10-05T09:00:00-04:00
2019-10-05T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
Glen Providence Park - Kirk Lane entrance
Kirk Lane & 3rd Street
Upper Providence
PA
Cost:
Free

It’s our 8th annual native tree & shrub planting, working to improve wildlife habitat, reduce erosion, and beautify the park!

*Meet at the Kirk Lane entrance in Upper Providence*

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 ā€“ please let us know the number of volunteers in your party.

VOLUNTEERING DETAILS:
— Meet at the Kirk Lane entrance, at the corner of Kirk Lane & Third Street in Upper Providence
— 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 ā€“ 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 Lanternfliesā€¦

RAIN PLAN:
Our rain date is Sunday, October 6 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.

 

Our volunteers!

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