CAA Invites Public to Tree Planting Event

Published on: 2011/04/27 - in Releases

This Mother’s Day weekend grab a shovel and give back to your community by planting a tree in your neighbourhood.

Did you know that planting just one tree can make a difference? Trees clean the air, store carbon, provide shade and prevent flooding.  With the weather warming up, this is the ideal time to pull on those gardening gloves and start digging holes for tree seedlings.

On May 7, join CAA South Central Ontario and Trees Ontario in Windsor, Orillia, Kingston, Kitchener/Waterloo and Owen Sound to help us save the environment, one tree at a time.

Visit on www.caasco.com/community to learn more.

Participant Information:

Event is rain or shine. To participate in this unique event, all you need to bring is a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy! CAA South Central Ontario & Trees Ontario will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks. Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes (steel toe if possible), and bring a hat and/or sunscreen.

In Kingston:

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Lemoine Point Conservation Area – 1440 Coverdale Drive.

Parking will be available in the north parking lot, off Coverdale Drive.

Registration:

This event is open to the public, however space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Visit the Trees Ontario website for more information about the Kingston event or register here.

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From release by: CAA | Photo: AlexIndigo