ABQ NeighborWoods & DNA Tree Planting

Come help Tree New Mexico and DNA plant 100 trees!
Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
3/9/2019 at 8am for loaders, at 9:30 am for planters
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
60
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Help Tree New Mexico and Downtown Neighborhood Association plant 100 trees in DNA as part of the ABQ NeighborWoods program! The event lasts from 8 A.M. when we start loading trees and delivering them to their planting sites through 9:30 A.M. for our planting a tree training, and on through about 1:30 P.M. while we plant all the trees.

Areas of Interest: 
Environment
Great for: 
Teens
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Downtown Neighborhood Association neighborhood is below the average tree canopy for Albuquerque, so we are planting trees for shade along sidewalks and yards. These trees help to reduce the heat island effect, help make the neighborhood more walk-able, help with safety as trees provide traffic calming, and the trees also reduce energy costs and provide wildlife habitat.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
13
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
Yes
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Some shovels, rakes, hoes, water, snacks, mulch and trees.

Additional Requirements: 

Please wear closed toed shoes, bring gloves and shovels. We do not recommend this activity for children under the age of 13.

Last Updated: Apr 26 2019
Address of Project Site
812 Fruit Ave NW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87102
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 265-4554

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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