October 23, 2010 10 AM - 2 PM
We welcome you to participate in this Saturday's volunteer day to plant 20,000 trees at parks citywide! The Reforestation Day is supported in part by the Avatar Home Tree Initiative, a partnership between Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Earth Day Network; and Con Edison. Food services are graciously supported by RCano Events.
Please be advised: REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.
Please see the linked maps for directions to each park.
- Staten Island
Things to Know Before You Go: We have a very exciting and fun-filled day ahead of us and want to be sure that everyone's prepared to dig in. If you signed up a group please forward this information on. Maps and directions for each reforestation site are listed above.
Timing: Please note that registration takes place at 10:00am. Please make every effort to show up on time!
Volunteer waiver: We require all volunteers to sign a waiver before the volunteer day. The waivers will be at registration when you arrive in the morning but we encourage you to fill them out prior to the event and to bring them with you to your planting site. If you are under 18 years of age, please have a parent or guardian sign and fill out the waiver form and bring it with you on Saturday.
Download the volunteer planting waiver. (Microsoft Word Document, 27KB)
Proper attire: Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing they will not mind getting dirty. Please wear sneakers (no flip-flops or open toed-shoes) and long trousers. Please note: Volunteers are responsible for their belongings. NYRP and Parks staff cannot insure personal belongings will be safe if left unattended.
Provisions: Breakfast, lunch and water will be provided. Parks will supply gloves, tools and trees. We recommend bringing sunscreen.
Inclement weather: This is a rain or shine event. Please dress and plan accordingly.
Learn How to Plant a Container Tree (PDF, 1 MB)