Thu, Jul 29 | Edmonton Grads Park

Tree Planting Party

Join us July 29th 6-8:30pm at Grads Park and help make our city a little greener! Tree Planting is wonderful way to spend time outdoors to reconnect with nature & friends while helping to reduce greenhouse gases, fight climate change & improve the natural habitat for wildlife.
Tree Planting Party

Time & Location

Jul 29, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Edmonton Grads Park, 10952 121 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 0A9, Canada

About the Event

Roots for trees is a initiative in Edmonton that is possible with the help of local businesses, communities and volunteers like you! The goal is to plant an additional 45,000 trees per year 🌲🙂

Trees plays a critical role in the landscape management process of naturalization. Over time, these grassy areas are planted with trees, shrubs and wildflowers and are brought back to a more natural state, resulting in economic, environmental and quality of life benefits.

Trees help to:

•Expand our urban forest

•Protect local habitat and biodiversity

•Help to reduce greenhouse gasses and fight climate change by reducing carbon

•Improve the quality of the natural environment and reduce weed competition

•improve water quality in ponds, streams and rivers.

Trees play a critical role in the landscape management process of naturalization. Over time, these grassy areas are planted with trees, shrubs and wildflowers and brought back to a more natural state, resulting in economic, environmental and quality of life benefits

Cost: FREE

What is included:

  • A Program Leader who guides a planting demonstration, safety talk, and shares interesting facts about Edmonton's urban forest
  • Native trees and shrubs
  • Shovels and gloves
  • A $10 Promo Coupon from Ember

Please arrive slightly before the start time of your scheduled shift to get the most out of your volunteer experience.

All the planting supplies will be ready on site. Please wear comfortable clothing.

All volunteers entering the planting area must wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. If proper footwear is not worn, volunteers will be unable to participate. Please note that this is a City of Edmonton run event and that no children are allowed. We will be holding future events in which children can participate.

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