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Volunteers Needed - Green Initiative Planting Days

 

DIG IN with the University of Toronto Scarborough & Evergreen Canada

Volunteers are needed to participate in planting trees and shrubs for the Green Initiatives.  Go ahead...get your hands dirty...help make our campus beautiful!

The University of Toronto Scarborough and Evergreen Canada announced their partnership in a Green Initiative program on Thursday, September 28, 2006. 

The partnership will involve a program of environmental restoration and educational projects that will enhance the natural environment of the campus, provide unique hands-on experiential learning opportunities for students,  and engage the broader community in the greening of the campus.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up on the intranet for one, two or all three planting days.  Planting Days are scheduled for: Oct. 5th, 21st, and 25th.

The planting will take place along the riverbank of the Highland Creek near the Miller Lash House in the valley.  Volunteers will assist in planting native tree species including Red Maple, Silver Maple, Black Willow, Eastern Cottonwood, White Cedar, Green Ash, and Grey Dogwood.  Trees, shrubs, tools and instructions will be provided.  Please dress appropriate to the weather - this is an OUTDOOR event!

Event Details:

October 5th and 25th - 12:30pm to 3:00pm

-  Participants are asked to meet at the H-wing Patio at 12:15 and will be guided to the planting site for instruction in the valley

October 21st - 10 am - 12 noon

-  Participants are asked to meet at the parking lot near the Miller Lash House for planting instruction

For additional information or to sign up via email, contact: Lindsay Stroud from Evergreen or Hilda Seedanee from U of T Scarborough .




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