We had a great turnout in April for the planting of the first 1200 of 5000 saplings on an abandoned coal mine site in Allegheny County. In fact, you can meet two of our volunteers on site last April here!
Our Fall 2018 events are here; we’d love to see you!
As a fun update, volunteers can now earn "Time Credits" for every hour with us and strengthen the local economy. Spend these gift vouchers at local business partners on goods and services. To participate, just head to InvolveMINT’s website and make an account. Sign up for Plant Five For Life opportunities under 'Volunteer' listed on the app. It's that easy! Contact us with any questions or to Sign-up without the use of TIme-Credits.
1. TREE PLANTINGS AT PITTSBURGH BOTANIC GARDEN . We need your help to get 3800 bare root saplings in the ground!
WHEN: Wed., October 17th & 24th, Sat., October 27th: 8:45am - 3pm (shifts available)
2. FAMILY DAY CELEBRATION AT PITTSBURGH BOTANIC GARDEN. This is a celebration on the publicly open portion of the site with family friendly activities, a planting ceremony and picnic for families of children given the trees.
WHEN: Sat., October 27th: 9am-1pm (shifts available)
3. SOUTH SIDE PARK PLANTING . We are planting 10 trees on a slope in the Jurassic Valley section of the park. WHEN: Sat., November 3rd: 9am-12pm
4. UPMC MAGEE-WOMEN'S HOSPITAL IN-HOUSE GIVEAWAY. We are hosting a minimum 350 tree giveaway for faculty and staff. We will have a conversation about the connection b/w health and the environment and share the Plant Five program.
WHEN: Thurs., November 8th: 10am-4pm (shifts available)
Following sign-up, and closer to the event date, you will receive information including directions, what to wear or bring with you and other relevant deets!
Can't come to these events? There are plenty of other ways to stay involved with us. Either way, thank you from our roots and hearts for your ongoing interest and commitment!