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April 15 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!
We are looking for student volunteers and adults who care about the Earth, our watershed, and the Chesapeake Bay! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Join us, and make a difference for future generations.
Community service learning hours available. Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate volunteer groups, families, singles and neighbors! Children ages 8 years and up must be accompanied by an adult.
More than 29,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 28 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more!
This event is rain or shine.
What to bring: Remember to wear boots, pants, long sleeve shirt, hat, gloves, and bring rain gear and water bottle. Water jug and a light snack will be provided.
Location: Hopewell Pointe community in Essex. Take I-695 E to MD-702 south. Exit onto Eastern Blvd heading northeast. Go about 1 mile and make a right onto Old Eastern Ave. Go a few blocks and turn left onto Hopkins Landing Drive. Continue to the end of road into the marina parking lot. Look for “GVC Tree Planting” signs and sign-in table.
Group Registration: All interested volunteer groups must directly contact Peg Perry, Program Director for Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, by email or (410) 692-0468.
**If you get lost the day of the planting, contact Peg at (443) 415-7969**
Funding for this reforestation project was provided by a grant from the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund, administered by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.