SCA Day of Service Tree Planting Event in Riverdale, IL

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - September 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Cooper Park
14322 South Ivanhoe Drive
Riverdale, IL 60827
Please join the SCA and the Riverdale Park District in kicking off the fall planting season by planting 25 native trees!
In addition to planting trees, you can help our friends at Midwest Grows Green install a low-input, low-maintenance and pollinator-friendly eco-lawn at Riverdale Park District’s Cooper Park!
WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 9:00 am to Noon. Registration beginning at 8:30 am, kick-off at 9:00 am.
WHERE: Please park along S. Atlantic Ave. between Wentworth Ave and 144th St. Look for the Student Conservation Association work truck and trailer as well as the blue pop up tent! Stop by the tent to register!
WHAT: Volunteers will plant, mulch, and water native trees as well as install an eco-lawn.
BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.
PROVIDED: All project supplies (tools, gloves, etc.) are provided. Drinking water and coffee will be available throughout the event.
QUESTIONS: Contact SCA Chicago Program Manager, Daiva Gylys at: [email protected]
Student Conservation Association