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Tree Maintenance – FULL

March 14 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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IMPORTANT: GVC staff will notify our program participants and volunteers as soon as possible of any policy changes, postponements, or cancellations due to COVID-19. We are carefully considering our options based on advice from state health officials, and will share information and/or decisions as soon as it is available. Please keep an eye out for general statements on GVC’s website and social media, as well as email messages if you have signed up for an event.

**Registration is now closed for this event. Please visit our online calendar of events for more opportunities.**

Newly planted trees need TLC to survive. Spend several hours to help young trees grow into healthy forests!

Tree maintenance involves removing invasive plants, checking planted trees to see if the shelter needs to be removed and removing if necessary, digging out the planting tube, and making sure the plant is upright.

Community service learning hours available. Volunteers need to be at least 13 years old.

Group Registration: We need advance notification to accommodate volunteer groups. All interested volunteer groups must directly contact Kim Peabody, Tree Maintenance Coordinator, by email or (410) 570-9850.


When: Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12 pm – 3 pm . Please arrive 15 minutes early so you can sign in and receive tools. Please note, that our winter events are weather dependent. You’ll be notified by the event leader if the event has been cancelled.

What to bring: Dress in layers and wear closed-toed shoes (boots are best). Bring a hat, gloves, and a filled water bottle.

Directions: Loch Raven Reservoir area (near Dulaney Valley Road x Stone Hill Road).  Please park on the grass on the west side of Dulaney Valley Road just south of Stone Hill Road. Look for a black Prius parked there and park behind it.You can turn around on the entrance road to Loch Raven Skeet and Trap Club if you need to. That address is 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix, MD 21131. You don’t need to go all the way to the Skeet and Trap Club, just turn around on the entrance road if you need to so you can park on the west side of Dulaney Valley Road.

Questions? Contact Kim Peabody, Tree Maintenance Coordinator, by email or at 410-570-9850.


March 14
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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MD United States


Kim Peabody @ Gunpowder Valley Conservancy