Volunteer: Conservation Montgomery

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Event:
Volunteer: Conservation Montgomery
Start:
November 3, 2012 9:00 am
End:
November 3, 2012 12:00 pm
Organizer:
Casey Trees
treedc@caseytrees.org
Updated:
September 18, 2012
Venue:
Montgomery Hills neighborhood
Address:
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1936 Seminary Rd, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, United States
Come out and plant trees with Casey Trees in a project partnering with Conservation Montgomery, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) coalition of civic and environmental organizations as well as individual residents who are members in Montgomery County. As the county approaches a population of one million, Conservation Montgomery works to address a broad spectrum of environmental and quality of life challenges facing our communities – with trees at the heart of their policy agenda. Together we will plant over 15 trees in the Montgomery Hills section of Silver Spring where a recent tree canopy assessment showed only an 8% canopy cover.

Getting There

The Metrobus stop for this location is Georgia Avenue & Seminary Road (J5, Q1, Q2, Q4, Y5, Y7, Y8, Y9). The Forest Glen Metro Station is a .6 mile walk to the site. Street parking may be limited. The Casey Trees registration tent will be in the public parking lot opposite of Snider’s Super Foods.

Requirements

  • All volunteers must sign a completed volunteer waiver form on the day of the event before participating. Children under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign their waiver and be supervised by an adult at all times. We will ask you for personal, emergency contact, and health information during the registration process.
  • No specific skills required. Each event starts with a tool safety and planting demonstration. Volunteers plant alongside experienced Citizen Foresters and staff.
  • Register in advance. Space is limited. If your plans change prior to the event, please update your registration status so we are sure to have the necessary number of volunteers.
  • Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time and volunteers must be present for the tool safety demonstration at the start of the event.
  • Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Closed toe shoes are required.

Meals

Volunteers are welcomed in the morning with hot coffee, tea, water and bagels. A celebratory lunch is provided at the conclusion of the event. Please note your dietary preferences and/or allergies when registering so we can attempt to accommodate your needs.

Group Registration

Are you a volunteer group manager? Do you want to register a large group of volunteers for one or more events (5 or more individuals)? Groups cannot sign up all of their registrants on this page, but we are happy to work with you to get volunteers registered at this event or other events this season. Register online now.

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