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Tree Planting – FULL
May 14 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!
More than 32,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 33 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Join us, and make a difference for future generations by planting trees at a private residence in Sparks, MD.
Registration is now closed for this event (4/24/22). Please visit our online calendar of events for more volunteer opportunities.
A maximum of 30 people, including GVC staff and volunteer leaders, will be allowed to participate in this event. We are allowing minors (ages 8 – 17) to attend our events as long as there is one parent/legal guardian per four children in attendance. Adults must sign COVID-19 waiver form. Note: Participants are required to wear face masks during this event due to the close nature of the work.
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022 (10 am – 1 pm). Please arrive by 9:45 am to sign in. This event is rain or shine.
Location– (Private Residence):14305 Thornton Mill Road, Sparks, MD 21152 From I-695 merge onto I-83N and follow until you reach exit 20A, Shawan Road. Merge onto Shawan Rd and then take the left two lanes to turn left onto McCormick Road. Follow to York Rd and turn left then turn left in 0.2 miles onto Thornton Mill Road. Follow for a little over a mile and 14305 will be on your right. Look for GVC signs and registration table.
What to bring: Remember to wear boots, pants, long sleeve shirt, hat, gloves, and bring rain gear. Each volunteer will need to bring their own labeled water bottle. Water jugs for refill and packaged snack bars will be provided.
**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.