Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay First-Ever 24-Hour Volunteer Tree Planting Relay In PA, MD, DC Oct. 28-29

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has organized the first-ever 24-hour Volunteer Tree Planting Relay in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. on October 28-29.

The Treelay initiative will hold 6 tree plantings around the clock in Pennsylvania and one planting each hosted by teams in Maryland and Washington, D.C. 

The Treelay initiative hopes to plant 3,820 trees in Adams, Cumberland, Lancaster and York counties.

“Tree planting is one of the best ways residents can pitch in with Chesapeake conservation efforts,” said Ryan Davis, Senior Forests Projects Manager at the Alliance. “We want to make sure that everyone has opportunities to help! The Treelay is a fun way to invite our neighbors out to join our movement for clean water and resilient landscapes.”

The Pennsylvania plantings will be held--

-- October 28: Lancaster County - 400 trees, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

-- October 28/29: York County - 300 trees, 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

-- October 29: Lancaster County- 185 trees, 2:00 to 6:00 a.m.

-- October 29: Lancaster County - 495 trees, 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.

-- October 29: Cumberland County - 1,375 trees, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

-- October 29: Adams County - 1,560 trees, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Click Here to register and for more information.

If the Treelay dates/times do not work for you, please visit the Alliance Volunteer webpage to learn about additional volunteer opportunities with the Alliance this Fall!

More information is available on programs, initiatives and special events on the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Alliance, Like the Alliance on Facebook, Follow them on Twitter, and visit the Alliance’s YouTube Channel.  Click Here to support the Alliance’s work.

Also visit the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership to learn how you can help clean water grow on trees.

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[Posted: October 25, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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