Monday, February 05, 2018

Greening of Detroit seeks volunteers to plant trees

Trees in Rouge Park - Photo by Frank Nemecek
The Greening of Detroit seeks help from volunteers to plant 1,500 saplings in Rouge Park's Meyers Nursery. They are also looking for people willing to train to become Citizen Foresters to lead groups of volunteers in planting. 

To become a Citizen Forester, volunteers are required to their field training session on Saturday, April 7 at 9 am. This training session will take place at the Meyers Tree Nursery, which located on W. Outer Drive inside of Rouge Park.

The upcoming volunteer planting dates for the Greening of Detroit will be:
  • Saturday, April 21;
  • Friday, April 27;
  • Friday, May 4; and
  • Saturday, May 19.
More information the Greening of Detroit, their Citizen Forester program, an opportunity to sign up are all available on their website.  

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