Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees
Contact: Holly Walquist, 770-424-4664
When: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Where: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, planting location - look for signage and traffic directors on Cheatham Hill near John Ward Road - see below for a link to the map, Marietta, GA.
For Whom: Open to the Public, all ages.Please car pool if possible, parking limited.
We're calling for volunteers of all ages to come out and assist Marietta Tree Keepers, The Rotary Club of Marietta & Keep Cobb Beautiful as we plant 1550 seedling trees at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park on Saturday, February 25, 2012. The Piel Field area is being restored to a hardwood forest in order to reflect the area's mid-19th century vegetation cover.
Here is a link to the site location on the website: http://www.nps.gov/kemo/index.htm
Members of the Marietta Tree Keepers have been promoting the value of trees to the community since it was founded in 2002.MTK has over 100 members and has planted over 2,500 trees around the city.The 501(C) 3 non-profit organization works closely with the City of Marietta to plant trees along public right-of-ways, parks and schools. Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK's website at www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers.
Please check our website or answering machine for up-to-date locations and weather conditions. www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers
Phone: 770-424-4664 Email: email@example.com
Did You Know?
During the War Between the States, it is estimated that less than 20% of the battle casualties were caused by artillery. During the 2-week battle at Kennesaw Mountain, there were almost constant artillery duels. Little damage was actually done, except at close range with a canister.