WDET Community Tree Planting with The Greening of Detroit
Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
WDET Cares. Join our staff, hosts and other WDET listeners for a tree planting with The Greening of Detroit. It's one of the many ways we're giving back to our community.
Do I need to bring tools?
No. The Greening of Detroit will bring all of the tools necessary for the planting including shovels, rakes, pickaxes, buckets and pitch forks. We do ask that you bring your own gardening gloves and wear closed toed shoes.
Will I receive instructions on how to properly plant a tree?
Yes. The Greening of Detroit's trained staff and Citizen Foresters will assist all volunteers with a tree planting demonstration and will work with all volunteers to ensure proper tree planting occurs.
What should I wear?
Volunteers should dress for the weather, wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, a hat and must have closed-toed shoes.
Do you plant if it is raining?
YES. The Greening of Detroit plants RAIN OR SHINE!
Are there bathroom facilities?
The Greening will provide a port a potty.
Water and snack bars will be provided. The Greening encourages you to bring your own reusable water bottle!