April 23, 2014 By Jenni Vincent – Journal Staff Writer (firstname.lastname@example.org), Journal News SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Dozens of T.A. Lowery Elementary School students got a jump on Earth Day recently when they worked with area conservationists to plant trees on their campus. That’s when representatives from the Elks Run Watershed, Cacapon Institute, Jefferson County Izaak […]
Shawn Walker of Trees 101 assisted the Elks Run Watershed Group and the Cacapon Institute with the Project CommiTree Planting in Sam Michael’s Park on April 5, 2014. The Downstream Project took the opportunity to capture Shawn’s explanation of the proper methods and considerations for planting a tree.
Happy to say that the Saturday, April 5, 2014, Elks Run tree planting and park clean was a success on several fronts. Again we had 50 volunteers for the planting and clean up. Big thanks to Jim and Lee for arriving early to auger holes and get the ball rolling, Suzy for being the lead […]
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 […]
Elks Run Watershed Group is partnering with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the West Virginia Department of Forestry, and West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to plant trees along Elk Branch. The trees will enhance the wildlife habitat along Elk Branch and help to filter pollutants and make the streambank more stable. By helping us plant […]