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Tree Planting – Full!
10/12/2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
**Registration is now closed for this event. Please consider signing up for our October 26th tree planting event. Thanks!!**
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. We will be planting 50 native trees on 0.5 acre at Baynes Cove, a community boat ramp along Seneca Creek within the Tidal Gunpowder watershed.
Community service learning hours available. Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate volunteer groups, families, individuals, and neighbors! Children ages 8 years and up must be accompanied by an adult.
More than 30,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 30 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more!
Date: Saturday, October 12th (10 am – 1 pm). This event is rain or shine.
Location: Baynes Cove, 1025 Bowleys Quarters Road, Middle River, MD 21220. From I-95, take Route 43 East until it ends at Eastern Blvd. Turn left onto Eastern Blvd. Go about 1 mile and make a right onto Carroll Island Road. Take 2nd right onto Bowleys Quarters Road. Continue on Bowleys Quarters Road past Long Beach Oyster House and Fire Hall. Property is on the left before Chestnut Road, BUT follow GVC parking signs to turn left on Chestnut Road. Make another left into parking area. Follow signs to tree planting.
Group Registration: All interested volunteer groups must directly contact Peg Perry, Program Director for Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, by email or (443) 415-7969.
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.
**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.