September/October Work Schedule

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We have many opportunities to be active as Tree Stewards in September as follows:

     I.            Tree watering days – two volunteers each day On the following days, meet at the City Public Works Building (1802 Courtland Rd, NW) to get the equipment necessary to water trees planted this year. Folks who have not previously been trained are welcome to work with one of us who has been trained. Here is a link to a map of the area: https://goo.gl/maps/qHn7MDgswhtoDAUn9.

·         Monday, September 23rd – 8:30 to noon

·         Thursday, September 26th – 8:30 to noon

·         Monday, September 30th – 8:30 to noon

In October, we will be watering on Tuesdays and Thursdays;  we will continue with the tree surveying on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Please see sign up genius for dates and times for October by following the link above .

      II.            Pruning

        Wednesday, September 4th – 8:30 to 11:30 AM – meet in the 500 block of Arbor Ave, SE (near Piedmont Park) to prune trees along the Roanoke River Greenway. Here is a link to a map of the area: https://goo.gl/maps/KB1Uvb5vdyZeS6HR8.

        Saturday, September 14th – 8:30 to 11:30 AM – meet in the 3300 block of Hillcrest Ave, NW to prune street trees. Here is a link to a map: of the area: https://goo.gl/maps/W2ucKVXJKs8SCXQ48.

    III.           Tree planting

      Wednesday, September 18th, 8:30 to 11:30am.  Please note the change from measuring  trees to planting eight bareroot trees provided by Trees Roanoke in the 1300 block of Patterson Ave, SW. 

 

    IV.            Tree Planting – 10 volunteers

·         Saturday, September 28th – 9 AM – We have an opportunity to assist Novozymes employees as they plant trees in cooperation with Trees Roanoke, a local non-profit dedicated to planting trees on public property. We will meet at Golden Park SE and there is parking on Brownlee Ave SE. We will gather for coffee (provided by Downshift Bikes) and snacks (Novozymes will provide) at the picnic shelter, there are bathrooms there. The rain date is October 5th. Here is a link to a map: https://goo.gl/maps/L6K1vpGBqQzAwtdq5.

October Work Days

In addition to GoFest we will be planting bare-root trees:
Saturday, 10/5 – 8:30 AM – tree planting at TBD
Wednesday, 10/9 – 8:30 AM – tree planting at TBD
Saturday, 10/12 – 8:30 AM – tree planting at TBD

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