Volunteer: Fort Totten Drive Community Tree Planting

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Event:
Volunteer: Fort Totten Drive Community Tree Planting
Start:
March 18, 2017 9:00 am
End:
March 18, 2017 12:30 pm
Category:
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Venue:
Fort Totten Drive
Address:
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Fort Totten Drive NE, Washington, DC, 20011, United States

Join us to plant 30-40 trees along Fort Totten Drive to add much needed shade for walkers and bikers who enjoy this forested Civil War fort.


Requirements

Registration: To ease the registration process, please bring a completed volunteer waiver form with you to the planting. If you do not have access to a printer, we will have some waivers on hand.

Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign their consent form and be supervised by an adult at all times.

No specific skills required. Each event starts with a tool safety and planting demonstration. Volunteers plant alongside experienced Citizen Foresters and staff.

Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time.

Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Closed toe shoes and long pants are required. Boots are preferred over sneakers.

Animals: No animals are allowed into the event, except for service animals.

Group Registration

If you represent a group (5+ people), complete the Group Volunteer Information Form and we will contact you to discuss potential volunteer opportunities.

Meals

Volunteers are welcomed in the morning with light breakfast fare and treated to a celebratory lunch at the conclusion at the event. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.

Getting There

Public TransportationThe Fort Totten Metro Station on the Red, Green, and Yellow Lines is 0.6 miles from our meeting location.

Parking: Street parking is available along Fort Totten Drive.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs.


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