Volunteer: Rock Creek Park Picnic Grove 13 Community Tree Planting

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Event:
Volunteer: Rock Creek Park Picnic Grove 13 Community Tree Planting
Start:
March 25, 2017 9:00 am
End:
March 25, 2017 12:30 pm
Category:
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Venue:
Rock Creek Park
Address:
Intersection of Glover Rd NW and Ridge Rd NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join us in planting trees in a portion of the 1700 acres that make up Rock Creek Park!


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. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.

Getting There

Picnic Grove 13 is located near the intersection of Glover Road NW and Ridge Road NW.

Public TransportationThe E4 bus line drops off at Military Road NW and Glover Road, about 0.6 miles away from our meeting location.The S2 bus line frops off at 16th St NW and Missouri Ave NW, about 0.8 miles away from our meeting location.

Parking:  A large parking lot is available directly next to our registration location.

Bike Parking:  Bikes can be locked to nearby signs OR at the Rock Creek Nature Center.

*For exact location please see the Western Ridge Trail map


Support Casey Trees

Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits – all while doing your part to help build a greener place to live for us all. Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors and volunteers like you to make our work possible. Thank you for your help!