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Coming up: Spaces Available for Youth Tree Planting Day

Jan 10, 2014 | News

What: 23nd Annual Tree Planting Day

When: January 18, 2014

Who: All youth are invited for a day of tree planting fun!

Where: We leave from the Philomath High School parking lot at 9:00am and return around noon. Please car pool; our roads are not built for heavy traffic.

What to Expect: Expect cold, rain, and mud.

What to Bring: Bring rain clothes and boots, your own shovels and a good attitude! Plan to have fun.

RSVP: Please RSVP to the Starker Forests, Inc. office no later than Monday, January 13th. Indicate the number of youngsters and adults. Participation limited to the first 140 youth to RSVP. If you RSVP please come. It is unfair to those who can’t come because we have already have reached the limit as well as the people who organize and plan the event.

Who to Contact: Dick Powell at Starker Forests, Inc. (541) 929-2477 or by email.

Who’s Helping: Explorer Post 122 will direct the parking; the forestry clubs from Philomath High School and Oregon State University will teach how to plant; Boy Scout Troop 2 will prepare the hot dogs and hot chocolate; each tree planter will get a free T-shirt. A lot of time and effort gets put into this event so please show up if you say that you will be coming.

Tips on planting a tree:

Previous Starker Forests Tree Planting Days

2012 Tree Planting Day
2011 Tree Planting Day
2010 Tree Planting Day
2009 Tree Planting Day
2007 Tree Planting Day
1992-2006 Tree Planting Days

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