Let’s save the earth and plant some trees together

SEIU Local 1991 President Vicki González and Climate Committee Co-Chairs Yahaira Colón and Caitlin MacLaren invite you, your family, and friends to Million Trees Miami, a community-wide campaign to plant one million trees and achieve a 30 percent tree canopy cover in Miami-Dade County.

Let’s do our part to give back to our environment by joining this reforestation and environmental preservation initiative. We’re looking for 100 volunteers.

When: Saturday, June 4, 2022
9 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Kendall Indian Hammocks Park
11395 SW 79th St.
Miami, FL 33173

RSVP to Go-Green@jhsmiami.org

Important information:

—Enter the park through the main entrance at SW 79th Street along SW 107th Ave.

—Expect to get dirty. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothing that can be soiled. Million Trees Miami will provide work gloves, shovels, and other tools.

—We are planting rain or shine! Clothing with UV protection is recommended. Bring sunglasses, hats, rain jackets, and other items to protect from heat and/or rain.

—Volunteers will park across from the Tropical Hardwood Hammock Natural Area Trailhead on SW 79th Street at the parking lot near the Tot Lot. Map directions to this exact location can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/3xEGdYrxcqAPUEVN6

—Check-in starts at 9 a.m. near the Tropical Hardwood Hammock Natural Area Trailhead. Million Trees Miami staff wearing bright, lime green shirts will greet you. All participants will be required to complete a Volunteer Waiver and Photo Release Form, which will be provided at check-in before the project begins. Those who wish to complete the waiver prior to the event can find it here.

—Volunteers will have access to bug spray, hand sanitizer, and sunscreen at the check-in location throughout the day.

—Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles. Water coolers will be provided.

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