Neponset Tree Planting Opportunities with Boston Natural Areas Network

Posted April 6th, 2013 by Joel and filed in Greening Dorchester, News

BNANMA Park Serve Day, Neponset River Greenway Saturday, April 20, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Neponset Park, Hilltop Street @ Granite Ave, Dorchester Service projects to improve MA Department of Conservation and Recreation Parks across the Commonwealth will be happening on Park Serve Day. Join Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN) to plant seven new trees at beautiful Neponset Park in Dorchester on the Neponset River. Volunteers will also care for 25 trees planted in the fall of 2012, applying additional mulch, checking stakes and ties, fertilizing and installing gator bags. Gloves, tools, snacks and water provided. Bring friends and family!

Earth Day Tree Planting on the Neponset River Greenway Monday, April 22, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Neponset Greenway at Milton MBTA Trolley Station, Adams Street, Dorchester Help Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN) and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) celebrate Earth Day by planting a grove of trees on Neponset Greenway in Dorchester. This event will begin with a tree planting demonstration led by BNAN staff, after which volunteers will break into small groups to plant the remaining trees. Gloves, tools, snacks and water provided. Bring friends and family!
Arbor Day Tree Planting on the Neponset River Greenway Friday, April 26, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Neponset Greenway at Butler MBTA Trolley Station, Butler Street, Dorchester What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than by planting trees! Join Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN) and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to plant new trees on the Neponset River Greenway in Dorchester. This event will begin with a tree planting demonstration led by ISA Certified Arborist Mathew Cahill, after which volunteers will break into small groups to plant trees. Gloves, tools, snacks and water provided. Register for these opportunities by calling BNAN at 617 542 7696 or by email toinfo@bostonnatural.org. Events will be held rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for weather and moderate labor.
View a flyer for these tree plantings here.
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