Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Greening of Detroit Comes to Warrendale

Stock Photo by John Kovacich
The Greening of Detroit will come to the Warrendale neighborhood for a tree planting this Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Volunteers will plant trees at triangular lot near 7250 Brace Street, which is at the corner of Patton and Braille Streets. This is one of several such plantings in the coming weeks.

They will also plant trees elsewhere in the Warrendale neighborhood on Saturday, September 29; on Saturday, October 6; and on Saturday, November 3. Each of these tree plantings will happen from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The Greening of Detroit also has a series of tree plantings scheduled outside of the Warrendale neighborhood. They will do a planting with the Philip Southend Block Club on Saturday, October 6 as well as:
  • Saturday, October 13 on E. Outer Drive from W. Warren Ave. to Mack Rd.;
  • Saturday, October 20 in the Cody Rouge South neighborhood;
  • Saturday, October 20 in the Scarcyny Park neighborhood; and
  • Saturday, October 27 in the Snowden/Hartwell neighborhood.
All of these plantings will happen from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Anyone interested in volunteering with the Greening of Detroit can sign up online at Greeningofdetroit.com (click on "Get Involved") or call them at (313) 237-8733.

The Greening of Detroit inspires sustainable growth of a healthy urban community through trees, green spaces, food, education, training and job opportunities.
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