Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the self-guided planting shifts.  All shifts for 2022 are now booked.

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Pine tree seedlingAre you looking for a flexible, small group volunteer opportunity? Root for Trees self-guided volunteer shifts are designed for groups of two - nine people. Plant when it is convenient for you!

Root for Trees provides:

  • Up to 100 native seedlings
  • Up to nine shovels and nine pairs of gloves
  • A container to transport materials
  • A safety and planting tips pamphlet outlining safety practices and planting techniques and standards
  • Other safety-related materials

Materials must be picked up from our office and returned within one week of your scheduled planting shift. A Root for Trees staff member will be in contact with you.