Annual Arbor Day Event
Dates: Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 9am-11am
(Rain date)
What: Grimes is a Tree City with beautiful parks and trails! Volunteer to plant trees or clean our community. Education about proper tree planting techniques and maintenance will occur. This is a great event for a family or group service project!
Where: Volunteers meet at (Location TBD) at 9am to coordinate volunteers to plant trees and clean-up parks or trails if needed.
Cost: FREE to Attend, Volunteers & Families encouraged to attend!
Contact: Tree Board , Parks Board, OR Brett Barber at bbarber@grimesiowa.gov or 515-986-2143
Description:
 
Volunteers may choose to assist with tree planting or community clean-up activities.

1 Tree Planting-
20-25 trees will be planted
Please bring gloves, rake, and shovel, if able.  Shoes or work boots (no sandals) are recommended. Refreshments will be served after planting is completed.

2 Parks/Trails Clean-up-
Select a park or area of trail to adopt for the day by picking up trash.  City will provide trash bags and plastic gloves.