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Fred's Facts

Iroquois Park for Frederick Law Olmsted represented “a treasure of sylvan scenery” providing “the grandeur of the forest depths in the dim seclusion of which you may wander musingly for hours.”

Events

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
February 21, 2017 01:30 PM - February 21, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
February 28, 2017 01:30 PM - February 28, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
March 04, 2017 10:00 AM - March 04, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
March 07, 2017 01:30 PM - March 07, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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FREE Information Session: Park Steward Program
March 07, 2017 06:30 PM - March 07, 2017 07:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Park Stewards volunteer an average of at least 4 hours monthly to help protect and restore natural areas, to raise awareness in the community and serve as advocates for Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Benefits of becoming a Park Steward include learning about native flora and fauna, gaining hands-on experience in ecological restoration, developing leadership skills, and volunteering alongside others who share a passion for our neighborhood parks.

There will be a FREE Information Session on March 7, 2017 at 6:30pm. Register now. Or call us at 502-456-8125 to reserve your spot for our next training series!

 

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Park Steward Training
March 11, 2017 09:00 AM - March 11, 2017 12:00 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Park Stewards volunteer an average of at least 4 hours monthly to help protect and restore natural areas, to raise awareness in the community and serve as advocates for Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Benefits of becoming a Park Steward include learning about native flora and fauna, gaining hands-on experience in ecological restoration, developing leadership skills, and volunteering alongside others who share a passion for our neighborhood parks.

To be a Park Steward, you do not have to have previous volunteering experience but you do need to be 18 years or older.

Register now to attend the training series!

There is a $50 training program fee which helps to offset the costs for materials, certifications and administrative costs. To request a scholarship application, please email us or call 502-456-8125.

Spring 2017 Park Steward Training Schedule

Saturday, March 11 9:00am-12:00pm

Olmsted Overview

Volunteer Management

Community Engagement

Saturday, March 18 9:00am-12:00pm

Plant Identification Techniques

Integrated Pest Management

Horticultural Techniques

Saturday, March 25 9:00am-12:00pm

Dirty Hands Tour

 

 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
March 11, 2017 10:00 AM - March 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride by volunteering with us in Iroquois Park! Tasks may include weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification. Gloves and tools provided. Dress for the weather and getting dirty! Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
March 14, 2017 01:30 PM - March 14, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Park Steward Training
March 18, 2017 09:00 AM - March 18, 2017 12:00 PM

 

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Park Stewards volunteer an average of at least 4 hours monthly to help protect and restore natural areas, to raise awareness in the community and serve as advocates for Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Benefits of becoming a Park Steward include learning about native flora and fauna, gaining hands-on experience in ecological restoration, developing leadership skills, and volunteering alongside others who share a passion for our neighborhood parks.

To be a Park Steward, you do not have to have previous volunteering experience but you do need to be 18 years or older.

Register now to attend the training series!

There is a $50 training program fee which helps to offset the costs for materials, certifications and administrative costs. To request a scholarship application, please email us or call 502-456-8125.

Spring 2017 Park Steward Training Schedule

Saturday, March 11 9:00am-12:00pm

Olmsted Overview

Volunteer Management

Community Engagement

Saturday, March 18 9:00am-12:00pm

Plant Identification Techniques

Integrated Pest Management

Horticultural Techniques

Saturday, March 25 9:00am-12:00pm

Dirty Hands Tour

 

 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
March 21, 2017 01:30 PM - March 21, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Park Steward Training
March 25, 2017 09:00 AM - March 25, 2017 12:00 PM

 

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Park Stewards volunteer an average of at least 4 hours monthly to help protect and restore natural areas, to raise awareness in the community and serve as advocates for Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Benefits of becoming a Park Steward include learning about native flora and fauna, gaining hands-on experience in ecological restoration, developing leadership skills, and volunteering alongside others who share a passion for our neighborhood parks.

To be a Park Steward, you do not have to have previous volunteering experience but you do need to be 18 years or older.

Register now to attend the training series!

There is a $50 training program fee which helps to offset the costs for materials, certifications and administrative costs. To request a scholarship application, please email us or call 502-456-8125.

Spring 2017 Park Steward Training Schedule

Saturday, March 11 9:00am-12:00pm

Olmsted Overview

Volunteer Management

Community Engagement

Saturday, March 18 9:00am-12:00pm

Plant Identification Techniques

Integrated Pest Management

Horticultural Techniques

Saturday, March 25 9:00am-12:00pm

Dirty Hands Tour

 

 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
March 28, 2017 01:30 PM - March 28, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
April 01, 2017 10:00 AM - April 01, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
April 04, 2017 01:30 PM - April 04, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Central Park
April 08, 2017 09:00 AM - April 08, 2017 12:00 PM

Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Old Louisville Neighborhood Council and Councilman David James for a Spring clean-up event in Central Park on Saturday, April 8 9:00am-12:00pm. Individuals and groups welcome! Volunteers gather at the Old Louisville Information Center. Tasks will include planting, weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification projects. Gloves, hand tools and refreshments will be provided but please feel free to bring your own, and be sure to dress for the weather and getting dirty!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
April 11, 2017 01:30 PM - April 11, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Youth Day of Service in Cherokee Park
April 15, 2017 10:00 AM - April 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Middle & High School Students–Get your service hours while helping to make a difference in Cherokee Park!

We’ll focus on pulling some weeds in the woodland areas, so be sure to dress for the weather and getting dirty. Long pants with old tennis shoes or boots are recommended- no shorts or sandals please. Gloves, guidance and pizza will be provided. Limited space available, so register now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
April 18, 2017 01:30 PM - April 18, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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*FULL* Volunteer Event: Baxter Square
April 22, 2017 11:00 AM - April 22, 2017 02:00 PM

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteer opportunities with Olmsted Parks Conservancy! The project in Baxter Square on April 22 is now FULL and registration is closed for the event. For a list of other upcoming opportunities, please visit www.olmstedparks.org/events. We hope to see you in the parks soon!

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Louisville Earth Walk in Iroquois Park
April 22, 2017 09:00 AM - April 22, 2017 12:00 PM

Come out to the Louisville EarthWalk in Iroquois Park on  Saturday, April 22, 2017 to celebrate the planet and also learn “steps you can take” to create a more sustainable city. Activities will include a 5K walk, as well as motivational speakers, music, and art that will celebrate and promote sustainable and healthy lifestyles. Find out more and register now!  Earthwalk 2017 logo

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
April 25, 2017 01:30 PM - April 25, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Baxter Square
April 29, 2017 11:00 AM - April 29, 2017 02:00 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and help make a difference by volunteering with us in Baxter Square! Tasks may include weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification. Gloves, guidance and tools provided. Dress for the weather and getting dirty! Long pants with tennis shoes or old boots are recommended- no sandals please. Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
May 02, 2017 01:30 PM - May 02, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
May 09, 2017 01:30 PM - May 09, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
May 11, 2017 06:00 PM - May 11, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
May 11, 2017 06:00 PM - May 11, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
May 13, 2017 09:00 AM - May 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride by volunteering with us in Iroquois Park! Tasks may include weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification. Gloves, guidance and tools provided. Dress for the weather and getting dirty! Long pants with socks and tennis shoes or old boots are recommended- no shorts or sandals please. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
May 13, 2017 10:00 AM - May 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
May 16, 2017 01:30 PM - May 16, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
May 17, 2017 10:00 AM - May 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride by volunteering with us in Iroquois Park! Tasks may include weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification. Gloves, guidance and tools provided. Dress for the weather and getting dirty! Long pants with socks and tennis shoes or old boots are recommended- no shorts or sandals please. Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
May 18, 2017 06:00 PM - May 18, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
May 18, 2017 06:00 PM - May 18, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
May 20, 2017 10:00 AM - May 20, 2017 12:00 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride by volunteering with us in Iroquois Park! Tasks may include weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification. Gloves, guidance and tools provided. Dress for the weather and getting dirty! Long pants with socks and tennis shoes or old boots are recommended- no shorts or sandals please. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
May 23, 2017 01:30 PM - May 23, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
May 25, 2017 06:00 PM - May 25, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
May 25, 2017 06:00 PM - May 25, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
May 30, 2017 01:30 PM - May 30, 2017 04:30 PM

Show your Olmsted Park Pride and volunteer to restore this popular destination! Register Now

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 01, 2017 06:00 PM - June 01, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
June 01, 2017 06:00 PM - June 01, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
June 03, 2017 10:00 AM - June 03, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now. 

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
June 08, 2017 06:00 PM - June 08, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 08, 2017 06:00 PM - June 08, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 15, 2017 06:00 PM - June 15, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
June 15, 2017 06:00 PM - June 15, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 22, 2017 06:00 PM - June 22, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
June 22, 2017 06:00 PM - June 22, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 29, 2017 06:00 PM - June 29, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
June 29, 2017 06:00 PM - June 29, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
July 01, 2017 10:00 AM - July 01, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 06, 2017 06:00 PM - July 06, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
July 06, 2017 06:00 PM - July 06, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 13, 2017 06:00 PM - July 13, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
July 13, 2017 06:00 PM - July 13, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
July 20, 2017 06:00 PM - July 20, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 20, 2017 06:00 PM - July 20, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 27, 2017 06:00 PM - July 27, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
July 27, 2017 06:00 PM - July 27, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 03, 2017 06:00 PM - August 03, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 03, 2017 06:00 PM - August 03, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
August 05, 2017 10:00 AM - August 05, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 10, 2017 06:00 PM - August 10, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 10, 2017 06:00 PM - August 10, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 17, 2017 06:00 PM - August 17, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 17, 2017 06:00 PM - August 17, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 24, 2017 06:00 PM - August 24, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 24, 2017 06:00 PM - August 24, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 31, 2017 06:00 PM - August 31, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 31, 2017 06:00 PM - August 31, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 07, 2017 06:00 PM - September 07, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
September 07, 2017 06:00 PM - September 07, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
September 09, 2017 10:00 AM - September 09, 2017 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include invasive plant removal, mulching, painting or general park beautification. Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Dress for the weather and working outdoors. Limited space available, register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 14, 2017 06:00 PM - September 14, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
September 14, 2017 06:00 PM - September 14, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 21, 2017 06:00 PM - September 21, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
September 21, 2017 06:00 PM - September 21, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 28, 2017 06:00 PM - September 28, 2017 08:00 PM

Bring a friend or make some new ones, all while helping to protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Tree Triage: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
September 28, 2017 06:00 PM - September 28, 2017 08:00 PM

Help restore our urban tree canopy and natural areas! Register now. 

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