Tree Planting for Biodiversity

Nature Alberta's Nature Kids & Root 4 Trees

Thursday, June 8 from 6 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate the annual Biodiversity Challenge by planting trees and doing some citizen science with Nature Alberta and Root for Trees!

About this event

In honor of the 2023 Biodiversity Challenge, Nature Alberta and Root for Trees are teaming up for an incredible evening of tree planting and citizen science on June 8th.

What to expect: we will split into 2 groups to rotate between Root for Trees' guided tree planting volunteer experience and Nature Alberta's guided citizen science nature walk. With the Nature Experts from MacEwan University we will explore what citizen science is, why it's important, and add observations to iNaturalists for the Biodiversity Challenge.


Event logistics:

What you need:

  • your own full water bottle and desired snacks
  • REQUIRED: sturdy, closed toed footwear to take part in tree planting efforts
  • appropriate attire for the weather
  • sunscreen and bugspray will be necessary
  •  iNaturalist app predownloaded on your mobile device (optional)

We will provide:

  • gloves
  • shovels
  • plants


Please contact Kethu at or 780-427-8124 if you have any issues registering or require further information.