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Tree Planting with Stop Soldier Suicide

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Keep Durham Beautiful and Stop Soldier Suicide on November 18th to plant trees in East Durham. 

This is a post- Veteran’s Day celebration and Family Volunteer Day. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to increase Durham’s tree canopy.

 

You will: 

  • Gain experience in planting trees
  • Make new friend(s)
  • Develop a new passion for trees
  • Develop a sense of community
  • Learn about trees and work with professionals 

Volunteer Roles and Information

  • No prior tree planting experience is necessary
  • We welcome families with children (5+ years of age)
  • We welcome persons with disabilities 
  • We will provide tools and supplies

Volunteer Roles

Quality Control Team:  Monitors progress of tree planting and ensures volunteers are following safety protocols.

*Must arrive 45 minutes before the start of the event to receive training on proper tree planting techniques. This is ideal for persons with limited physical capabilities

Tree Planting and Staking Team: Hole preparation, tree lifting, and back-fill 

*Heavy lifting is required 

Mulching Team: Load and haul wood chips from a central distribution area or several sub-areas and  spread the mulch around trees

*Moderate lifting is required 

 

Ready to volunteer? Sign up below

 

Details

Date:
November 18
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Info
Phone:
(919)560-4197
Email:
info@keepdurhambeautiful.org
Website:
www.keepdurhambeautiful.org

Venue

Eastway Elementary
610 N Alston Ave
Durham, 27701 United States
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