Tree Planting with Our City Forest - Taylor & 20th

*** THIS IS THE LAST TREE PLANTING OF THIS SEASON ***

Ever planted a tree?  Think you have what it takes?  Plant a tree with your loved ones and let it symbolize the bond you share.  You also help give life back to Earth by supporting the social, communal, environmental benefits of trees. 

This Saturday June 28th we will be supporting Our City Forest (OCF), an urban forestry non-profit that strives to make the city of San Jose a greener place.  We will meet at N 20th St in San Jose at 8:00am.

We will be planting 9 trees with OCF Tree Amigos and other volunteer groups.  Each person will be working in teams of two to four. 

Bring water, snacks, sun protection and clothes you can get dirty.  Closed toed shoes are required.  Arrive by 8:00am to watch the planting demonstration and help set up.  We will finish by 11:00am.

We understand situations may arise.  If you are no longer able to attend, please change your RSVP status EARLY (preferably 48 hours in advance)  so that people on the waiting list can be notified in time to take your spot.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  If you are interested in attending but the RSVP has been closed, please contact OCF to check for availability.  The RSVP will help OCF and SVV manage the headcount.  We can be reached at [masked].

Thank you,

Silicon Valley Volunteers

Note: By RSVP’ing to this event, you are agreeing to Silicon Valley Volunteers’ waiver policy. Please go to your profile page and say “YES” to the waiver policy after going through it if you had not done so already.  Click on “My Profile” at the top right-hand corner to go to your profile and then click “Edit Profile” to agree to the waiver. SVV events are only for adults 18 and over.

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  • Melissa B.

    Took about 10 minutes to find the tree planting group but it was a lot of fun.

    June 28, 2014

    • Nick

      Thanks for coming. Next time please send us an email at [masked] We check emails frequently on the morning of the event to make sure people can find us.

      July 1, 2014

  • Magesh

    Great job everyone!!

    Thanks for joining us this morning and helping Our City Forest end this planting season on a high note! :)

    June 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this kid friendly?

    June 25, 2014

    • Nick

      The permission is waived if you are coming with your child and staying for the planting event. If that is the case, you won't have to sign anything.

      June 25, 2014

    • Magesh

      Just want to add that while Our City Forest allows kids aged 14-17 to participate in tree plantings (accompanied by their parent/guardian or with a permission slip), Silicon Valley Volunteers does not. For liability reasons, SVV events are only for folks aged 18-and-up. So if your child wants to tag along, please sign up at the event directly (instead of RSVP'ing here). Thanks!

      June 25, 2014

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