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Volunteer: Washington Senior Wellness Center Tree Planting
April 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4Free
** IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Burroughs Elementary School planting on April 21st has moved locations to Washington Senior Wellness Center, 3001 Alabama Ave SE, Washington DC 20020. The location has changed, but the date and time, April 21st from 9am-12pm, will remain the same.
** 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. We require that you pre-register for our events, so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at the event. Please take a moment to register for this event.
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. Please note you must be over 18 years of age to become a team leader.
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. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.
Parking: There is street parking available on 30th street.
Public Transportation: The closest metro station is Naylor Road which is a 17 minute walk away from our planting site. The closest bus is the W4, 30N, 36, and DC Circulator’s Potomac-Skyland Route.
Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs.
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