Volunteers wanted to plant new trees
Sep. 20, 2019 PLYMOUTH VOICE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Plymouth Township needs 40 volunteers to plant new trees in McClumpha Park. Prospective planters have only until Sept. 28 to sign up for the job.
The 15 trees have been purchased with grant money and the community service project is a joint effort supported by Releaf of Michigan, Bosch Corp. and the township. A project forester will teach volunteers about the trees, how to plant them, and guide the actual planting which will take place rain or shine beginning at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 19. For further information, or to sign up to volunteer for this project, contact Joan Witte at (734) 646-0038, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The day will begin with volunteer sign-in at 8:45 a.m. at Four Seasons Pavilion, turn in waivers and enjoy refreshments.
From 9 a.m. until noon, a ReLeaf of Michigan project forester will emcee a short ceremony which may include statements from Plymouth Township and Bosch representatives. There will be a tree planting demonstration led by project forester and then a group photo.Planting will being and project foresters will work with volunteers to provide oversight during planting, including rolling the trees into pre-dug holes and then pushing dirt back into the hole. The newly planted trees will be watered and then mulched around the base as the final step.