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April 28, 2000
Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees Across Toronto
  
Parks and Recreation - Toronto's spring 2000 tree plantings have begun, and
volunteers are needed at many different sites. These 2-3 hour events take
place rain or shine, and 30-40 volunteers are needed at each location.
Families, individuals and community groups are welcome. Shovels and other
tools are provided; bring gloves and wear sturdy shoes and clothing that can
withstand a little mud.

Your help is needed at the following Don River events, organized by Toronto
Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Task Force to Bring Back the Don.
Dates and locations are listed below. For more information on any of these Don
River events, please call Beth at 416-392-7842:

- April 29, 10 am North Toronto Treatment Plant
- May 6, 10 am Riverdale Park East
- May 13, 9 am Milne Hollow
- May 27, 10 am Don Valley Brick Works
- May 28, 10 am Milne Hollow
- June 3, 10 am Craigleigh Gardens
- June 10, 10 am Milne Hollow

Volunteers are also needed to assist Toronto Parks and Recreation in tree
plantings at the locations below. These sites are part of the City of
Toronto's Tree Advocacy Program. For more information on any of these events,
please call Ann Marie at the Evergreen Foundation at 416-596-1495, extension 27:

- April 29, 9 am Black Creek
- April 29, 10 am Highland Creek
- April 29, 10 am Rowntree Mills Park (Humber River)
- April 29, 10 am East Don Parklands
- May 18, 10 am Queensway/South Kingsway (Humber)
- May 28, 10 am Thompson Park (Highland Creek)
- June 4, 10 am Don Valley Parkway at Taylor Creek (Elevated Wetlands)

For detailed directions to any of the planting sites, please call the numbers
above.


Media Contact
Kim Statham
Toronto Parks and Recreation
416-392-1339

 

 

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