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Monday, January 18 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark, 830 Willoughby Way NE, Atlanta, GA
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Plant Care with Trees Atlanta in the BeltLine Arboretum (Eastside Trail)

Want to give back to your community and planet on MLK Day? Come help us care for plants on the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum by removing aggressively growing vines. No prior experience is needed, Trees Atlanta will show you how to hand pull and cut the vines! 

(Preferred) If driving yourself: Please park on the street near the skate park and walk down the sidewalk to the BeltLine. We will meet on the trail under the Freedom Parkway bridge

If carpooling: meet at the CULC turnaround by 8:50 a.m.

  • You must bring your own face covering and wear it at all times. If you do not bring your own face covering, you will not be able to participate.
  • Long pants and long sleeves are required to protect your skin from irritation. All volunteers need closed-toed shoes or boots, clothes that can get dirty.
  • Gloves and water will NOT be provided-- please bring your own.
  • Exercise social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet (please strive for 12 feet or more).
  • RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED: Please bring your own tools if you have them so that we can reduce tool sharing-- hand pruners, hand saws. 
  • Additional personal hygiene requirements:
    • Cover coughs and sneezes with elbows
    • Refrain from touching one's face
    • Wear hair up or wear a hat to reduce face touching
  • If you experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to an individual with COVID-19, please stay home until you have completed your recommended quarantine.
  • If you feel ill during the volunteer project, please go home.
  • By volunteering at this project, you are participating on your own accord and accept possible risks associated with interacting with other people.
  • If at any time, any safety rules are not or cannot be followed, we will make adjustments to create a safer work environment, including ending the project early.