Archive for the ‘Treevitalize’ Category
Spring is officially here! Mark your calendars, we have lots of cleanups and plantings coming up, please join us when you can.
April 1st – Fountain Street Steps cleanup (10AM-1:30PM)
April 14th – Mayors Spring Cleanup (9AM-1PM)
The Schuylkill Project has organized and end-to-end canal cleanup and cleanups on various sets of steps in the neighborhood including Roxborough Ave Steps, Dupont, Boone and Krams Steps.
April 21st – Tree Tenders Spring Planting
May 5th – Umbria Street Neighbors Flea Market (proceeds from this fundraiser are used to buy the plants for the Fountain Street Steps!)
May 12th – Love Your Park (9AM-1PM) Planting at Fountain Street Steps and mulching and cleanup at Germany Hill
The RMW (Roxborough/Manayunk/Wissahickon) Tree Tenders will be planting approximately 65 new street and yard trees on Saturday, April 16th , and we could use some volunteer assistance. No prior tree planting experience is necessary. If you can help us out for a couple of hours, please let me know right away.
Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Tree Tenders Saturday, April 16, 2011 planting day starting locations & times:
Manayunk – 160 Gay Street – 9:30 AM
Ridge Park area – 4818 Ogle Street – 9:00 AM
Central Roxborough – 5900 Ridge Avenue 10:00 AM (Kendrick Recreation Center)
Wissahickon – 4025 Mitchell Street – 9:00 AM
Upper Roxborough – 603 Crestview Road – 9:00 AM
On Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 9:00am, join Hal Rosner, board-certified Master Arborist, and the Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Tree Tenders new pruning club to learn the basics of tree pruning and tree pit maintenance. The class is free and open to the public, taking place at Gorgas Park at the park house.
The RMW (Roxborough/Manayunk/Wissahickon) Tree Tenders will be planting approximately 50 new street and yard trees on Saturday, November 20, and we could use some volunteer assistance. No prior tree planting experience is necessary. If you can help us out for a couple of hours, please let me know right away.
mgschleifer (-at-) verizon.net