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FRW Restoration Events for Spring 2011

FRW Spring 2011 Highlighted Plantings

Date and Time

School/Organization

Volunteers

Contact

Event Location
(click for map)

Wed April 20
9:3011:30 am

Heritage Park PS
Timex Canada

150
20

FRW: 416-208-0252

Bob Hunter Memorial Park
7273 14th Avenue,
East of Box Grove, Markham

Thur April 21
Earth Day Celebration
9:3011:30 am

Birchmount CI
Maplewood VS
David Suzuki Foundation
Patagonia

40
20
70

70

FRW: 416-208-0252

Bob Hunter Memorial Park
7273 14th Avenue,
East of Box Grove, Markham

Sat April 30
9:3012 Noon

ON Youth Council
Scouts and Guides

60
130

FRW: 416-208-0252

Bob Hunter Memorial Park
7273 14th Avenue,
East of Box Grove, Markham

Sat May 7
9:3012 noon

Rouge Park and FRW
Volunteer Group

150

Sheryl: 905-713-6007
FRW: 416-208-0252

Woodlands Park
Reesor Road and Steeles Avenue

Sat May 14
9:3012 am

Councillor Cho
Multi-cultural planting

150

FRW: 416-208-0252

Beare Wetland and Hill?
E of Meadowvale at Zoo Ramp

Sun May 15
14 pm

Tamil Planting AM
Islamic & Jewish Faith Groups

100
75

FRW: 416-208-0252

Bob Hunter Memorial Park
7273 14th Avenue,
East of Box Grove, Markham

Sat May 28
9:3012 noon

Toyota Canada Planting

100

FRW: 416-208-0252

Bob Hunter Memorial Park>
7273 14th Avenue,
East of Box Grove, Markham

Wed June 22
TBA

Volunteer Toronto
OMERS

75

FRW: 416-208-0252

Bob Hunter Memorial Park
7273 14th Avenue,
East of Box Grove, Markham


Please RSVP to evelyn@frw.ca or andrew@frw.ca

Typical Day

 FRW transport and distribution of trees, shovels, mulch buckets, water, and event set-up from 7-9:30 am
 Introduction to Rouge Park and Planting Training from 9:30-10 am
 Planting 10-11:45 am
 Planting Ceremony, Dignitary Introductions and Thank you to Partners: 11:45-12
 Lunch at Noon (Please bring your own litter-less lunch and water)
 Nature Walk: 1-2 pm FRW Planting and Quality Control, Mulching, Event Clean-up: 2-4:30 pm


School and Community Plantings

Note: A typical day of planting begins at 9:30 am and ends at noon. Lunch and a nature walk (1 to 2 pm) follow. Watering takes place between 2 and 4 pm.

Date

School/Organization

Volunteers

Tues April 12

OPEN TO BOOK

TBA

Wed April 13

OPEN TO BOOK

TBA

Thur April 14

Churchill Heights PS

60

Tues April 19

Heritage Park

TBA

Wed April 20

Heritage Park

TBA

Wed April 20

Birchmount CI EcoClub

TBA

Thur April 21

Maplewood HS

20

Thur April 21

St. Veronika. Woodbridge

75

Tues April 26

Tecumseh

30

Wed April 27

Hilliard

30

Thur April 28

Joseph Howe

30

Sat April 30

Scouts/Guides + ON Youth Council

170

Tues May 3

Rouge Valley PS

30

Wed May 4

OPEN TO BOOK

TBA

Thurs May 5

Rouge Valley PS (TDSB)

30

Sat May 7

Rouge Park planting

TBA

Tues May 10

Hunters Glen

30

Wed May 11

Mary Shadd

30

Wed May 11

Monarch Park

45

Thurs May 12

Maplewood HS

20

Thurs May 12

Monarch Park

45

Sat May 14

Councilllor Cho's Community tree planting event

TBA

Sun May 15

Palisamy group (AM) & Gloria's Group (PM)

90

Tues May 17

Rouge Valley PS

30

Wed May 18

Richmond Rose

90

Thurs May 19

Rouge Valley PS

60

Tues May 24

Percy Williams

30

Wed May 25

Hunters Glen

30

Thurs May 26

Maplewood HS

20

Sat May 28

Toyota Canada

TBA

Tues May 31

Cornell

30

Wed June 1

Centennial Road

30

Tues June 7

Maplewood HS

20

Wed June 8

Rouge Valley PS

45

Wed June 15

Agnus McPhail

43

Total


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