Conservation Halton is looking for 100 community volunteers to help plant between 700 and 1,000 native trees and shrubs on Sunday, May 7, 2017. This year’s Trees for Watershed Health Tree Planting is taking place at Bayview Park in Burlington, 1800 King Road.
Registration and check-in will begin at 9 a.m., with planting scheduled to start shortly after 9:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be available - coffee, juice, water and a continental breakfast. Volunteers are reminded to dress according to the weather, wear waterproof boots and bring a shovel. The event will happen rain or shine, unless conditions are deemed to be unsafe for participants and staff.
We welcome all individuals, families, and small groups to participate. No prior planting experience is required. Space is limited and pre-registration is mandatory, visit the Trees for Watershed Health webpage for more details and to find registration information.
Conservation Halton is pleased to partner with the City of Burlington and Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System on this event. Trees for Watershed Health is a Conservation Halton community outreach program which gets watershed residents and community groups involved in tree planting. The program is designed to bring communities and nature together to increase forest cover in the watershed through volunteers planting trees at selected sites.