The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. ~ Chinese Proverb
Please join volunteers from Jefferson County’s Elks Run Watershed in this community tree planting, dog park and stream cleanup event at Sam Michael’s Park.
Elks Run Watershed Group volunteers, in coordination with the WV Project CommuniTree*, WV Make It Shine Program, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay-Project Clean Stream, and Jefferson County Parks and Recreation, will be planting 24 trees along Elks Run in Sam Michael’s Park, and participating in the annual Potomac River Watershed cleanup on the same day including “sprucing up” the dog park.
When: Saturday, April 5, 2014 (rain or shine)
Where: Sam Michael’s Park • 235 Sam Michael’s Lane
meet at the Community Center
Time: 9AM -12PM
Parking: Ample parking at the center
Dress: Volunteers should dress for the weather: wear clothes that can get dirty and/or wet, and wear closed-toe shoes or boots and bring a pair of your favorite work gloves. Tools provided.
Contact: Beth Brent, (301) 793-2384 email@example.com
Elks Run Watershed Group is an all volunteer group of people caring for the Elks Run and Elks Branch tributaries which supply drinking water to Harpers Ferry and Bolivar and flow into the Potomac River and ultimately Chesapeake Bay.
WV Project CommuniTree* promotes tree planting and education on public land through volunteerism in the Potomac Headwaters of West Virginia.
CommuniTree is a program of the Cacapon Institute, the WV Conservation Agency, and the WV Division of Forestry, that is engaged in on-the-ground actions throughout the Potomac headwaters.
WV Project Communitree*
WV Make It Shine Program
The Downstream Project
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Jefferson County Parks & Recreation
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