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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Volunteers Needed to Inventory Trees at Cemetery Trail

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December 31, 2019

CONTACT: Holly Walquist 

770.424.4664

What:    Marietta Tree Keepers Tree Inventory Event

When:    Saturday, January 18, 2020 

 9:30am Sign-in and refreshments

 10:00am-12pm Volunteers Inventorying Trees

 Where: Marietta City Cemetery

Park at Brown Park, 358 West Atlanta St., Marietta, 30064 or in the Cemetery at the white house located in the middle of the Cemetery

For Whom: Open to the Public, all ages

Cost: Free

Briefly: Next Saturday January 18th our workday will include pencils instead of shovels…. We will be updating the tree inventory for the Marietta Cemetery. This is truly a work day where you can eat a donut while you work and is a great opportunity to get scientific and experience a real learning experience. All volunteers will be deputized arborists for the day!

Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help inventory trees in the Marietta City Cemetery on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:00am. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.

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Please join us for another MTK Event. We will be inventorying trees on the Marietta City Cemetery Trail. The parking address is: Brown Park, 358 West Atlanta St., Marietta, 30064, look for the green signage. You can also drive into the middle of the cemetery and look for our sign-in table at the small white building. The date is Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:00am.

Please join us as we plant trees to reforest our community. Grab a friend or a family member and donate your Saturday morning to help Marietta Tree Keepers put more trees in the ground. Dress for the weather. Tools and gloves included. Donuts, hot chocolate and hot coffee provided.  In case of bad weather please call 770-424-4664 for weather updates and rescheduled date. Large groups please contact us with your number of volunteers that will be in attendance.

Members of the Marietta Tree Keepers have been promoting the value of trees to the community since it was founded in 2002. MTK has over 100 members and has planted over 5,500 trees around the city.  The 501(C)3 non-profit organization works closely with the City of Marietta to plant trees along public right-of-ways, parks and schools. Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK’s website at www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers. For more information, please call 770.424.4664.


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