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Volunteer: Francis Field and Dog Park Community Tree Planting
May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Francis dog park is new park and in need of trees! Help us convert this dirt and mud-covered ground into a lush environment for dogs to play.
** IMPORTANT: The Tuesday before this planting, we will send a logistics and directions email with detailed information about how to get to the site. You will receive this email ONLY if you are signed-up for this planting. **
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.
If you represent a group (5+ people), complete the Group Volunteer Information Form and we will contact you to discuss potential volunteer opportunities.
Volunteers are welcomed in the morning with light breakfast fare and treated to a celebratory lunch at the conclusion of the event. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.
Public Transportation: The Foggy Bottom Metro Station on the blue, orange and silver lines is 0.5 miles away from our meeting location. The Dupont Circle Metro Station on the red line is about 0.6 miles away from our meeting location.
Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs.
Parking: There is metered street parking available at this site.
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