Calgary Tree Planting Team (Board/Organizing committee for the Calgary Tree Planting team)

Organization Name: Calgary Tree Planting Team
Opportunity Title: Board/Organizing committee for the Calgary Tree Planting team
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: September 13, 2020
End Date: October 30, 2022

Email: kristen.anderson.k@gmail.com
Website: https://yyctree.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

The Calgary Tree Team is seeking environmentally minded individuals to join our Board or organizing committees. Members will work with us to build tree planting opportunities in and around Calgary and partnerships with other companies or environmental organizations. The board/organizing team will: Find landowners willing to accept and care for trees (shelter belts or urban) Find volunteers who want to grow seedlings, raise funds and come to tree planting events Organize tree planting events Three founding members on the team have horticultural and project management experience. All kinds of past experience welcome. If interested, reply with a short bio, information about interests and contact information. All meetings will be virtual. We may not be able to have tree planting events until covid-19 is under control. But if we do, Tree planting events will be in person, but social distancing will be followed. To be notified of future tree planting events, please sign up for the newsletter on our website https://yyctree.ca or join our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/832433540530160/ Also, contact us if you’d like a free tree and agree to water it regularly until it’s established. We will come and plant it for you (fall or spring). Free trees currently available: thirty Siberian Elm saplings and ten American Elm saplings.

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