Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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(360) 397-2121 x4352
Month Flat Week Day
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
Duration: 4 Hours, 15 Minutes

Let's plant trees together in Central Vancouver! Interested in receiving a tree? Click HERE to purchase a tree for your household. Dozens of large (6-10' tall) trees will be ready for planting in their new homes across these neighborhoods, and your help is what makes this community planting possible!  We'll be planting in the following neighborhoods: Bagley Downs, Burton Ridge, Ellsworth Springs, Forest Ridge, Marrion, Meadow Homes, Oakbrook, Ogden, and Vancouver Heights.

Please arrive by 8:45am to sign-in and enjoy some lunch snacks and coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The planting starts at 9:00am. We provide gloves, tools, and guidance. We ask that all volunteers dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes/boots you don't mind getting dirty, and be ready to have fun! Neighborhood volunteers provide a potluck lunch for all volunteers after the planting is complete, it's a small way we can say "thank you" for your hard work.

How do I register? Click here and fill out the quick registration form. Individuals and groups welcome! Please know that groups larger than 4-5 people will be split onto multiple planting crews at this event.

Have a pickup truck? We need your help getting these young trees to their planting sites a few blocks away from the central staging site. Please sign up at www.friendsoftr​ees.org/truck if you're able to help us out in this key role.

Under age 18? A signed youth waiver is required for you to volunteer: www.friendsoftr​ees.org/youthwa​iver We kindly request youth 15 years and younger are accompanied by an adult.

Please contact Jenny, Pablo, and Carey at 503-595-0213 // [email protected]​dsoftrees.org if you have questions or need any further information. We look forward to seeing you out there!

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