Tree Planting for Biodiversity

Nature Alberta & Root 4 Trees invite you for the Tree Planting for Biodiversity 2024!

Date and Time: Thursday, June 13, 5:30 - 8:30PM | Registration 5:30 - 6PM

Location: Rundle Park Sled Hill (A)

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

About this event: In honor of the 2024 Biodiversity Challenge, Nature Alberta and Root for Trees are teaming up for an incredible evening of tree planting and citizen science on June 13th.

What to expect: Public registration is free and conducted onsite at 5:30 PM. At the registration table, we will split participants into 3 groups to rotate between Root for Trees' guided tree planting and weed pulling volunteer experiences 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 Alberta Biodiversity Challenge.

There will also be opportunity to learn about the Edmonton River Valley Conservation Coalition, and play tree-via games.

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 pre downloaded on your mobile device (optional)

We will provide:

  • gloves
  • shovels
  • plants

Please email if you have any questions, any issues registering or require further information.