Join the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Friends of NCTC in celebrating West Virginia Arbor Day by planting trees to help restore forestland.
Who: Anyone interested is welcome, but should be in good health and able to engage in outdoor activities such as digging and stooping.You must pre-register and have valid photo ID with you.
What: Planting young trees by hand, typically in pre-dug holes in a clear field. We are establishing two acres of new forest to improve wildlife habitat and environmental conditions.
When: Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. You should arrive by 8:20 a.m. It is okay to leave before noon if you need to.
Where: The National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV. From the Bavarian Inn at the Potomac in Shepherdstown go 3.2 miles on Shepherd Grade Road. The entrance, on the right, is well marked. Security will direct you to the location.
Why:“Think Globally, Act Locally”, as the saying goes.
Need: Comfortable work shoes or boots, long pants, hat, gloves, water bottle.
Contact: Ora Dixon at 304-876-7314 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to pre-register by April 9. If postponed due to expected weather we will contact you.