Tree Planting Volunteer Opportunities
We are planting trees like crazy this month. Please come out and help! Bring gloves and tools, if you have them. We will have some for you to use if you don't. Also, bring your reusable water bottle to stay hydrated!
For information or to RSVP, contact Megan Carroll
(919) 560-7993. To sign up to get emails about volunteer opportunities throughout the year, please fill out this on-line form
February 28, 9:30 a.m. - Eastway Elementary
March 1, 9 a.m. - noon - Driver Street in East Durham. Meet at Holton Career and Resource Center 401 N. Driver St.
March 1, 2 p.m. - Ruby St. between Duke St. and Ruffin St.
March 8, 9 a.m. - noon - Pearsontown Elementary (this event also includes putting in raised beds for a garden)
March 14, 1 p.m. - Burton Elementary
March 15, 9 a.m. - noon - E.K. Powe Elementary
March 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Rockwood Park (During Arbor Day celebration)
March 22 (time TBA) - Forest View Elementary
March 22 (time TBA) - Juniper Street Park
Tree Seedling Give-aways
We will have eight varieties (while supplies last) and helpful tips on how to select and plant your new tree. Take a picture of your tree once it is planted and get free stuff at local restaurants!
March 9, noon - 4 p.m. at the Durham Food Truck Rodeo (Durham Central Park). Eat great food and take home a tree!
Lots of chances to explore and improve Durham's waterways during Creek Week March 15-22. Go to the website
for a list of activities.
Durham Arbor Day Celebration
March 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Rockwood Park, 2310 Whitely Dr. We will be planting trees, giving away seedlings, cleaning up the park, and taking kids up in harnesses to explore trees from a different point of view.