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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Date: Monday, October 19, 2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To combat climate change and create a more equitable community by planting trees in neighborhoods that don’t have as many, become a Friends of Trees crew leader. Make a lasting, positive change in a fun and physical(ly-distanced) way, while occasionally getting muddy and wet. What’s not to love?

As a planting crew leader for the Neighborhood Trees Program, you’ll plant large-stock (6-10 ft. tall) trees at homes in and around the Portland-Vancouver metro region. Trees may be planted in a home’s yard and/or in the property’s right-of-way (the space between the home and the street). You’ll be planting in the neighborhood with one other trained crew leader or staff member. Read more about Friends of Trees’ COVID-19 safety measures at friendsoftrees.org/volunteer-faq/.

Register for the next virtual training, Oct. 17-24, at friendsoftrees.org/volunteer/how-to-volunteer/crew-leader/. Following the training, volunteers will be asked to commit to four planting events on Saturday or Wednesday mornings, October through April.

How can I protect myself from the Coronavirus?

Wash your hands

Everyday practices to prevent colds, influenza and other respiratory illnesses can also protect people against coronaviruses, including COVID-19. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.

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