How Can I Help?
*Spring orchard activities
Feb 18th – MDTACF Work Party at CMREC Seed Orchard – We are planning pre-spring planting activities. We will be doing the following task: pounding in about 1400 seedling stakes, assembling about 1400 tree shelters, we plan on starting around 10 AM and work until you get tired or 1 PM (whichever comes first).
March 25 – Planting at WSSC
April 1 – Planting at CMREC
Also, volunteers are needed for our planned Chapter display events (times to be announced) :
Montgomery County Parks Dept event for educators at Brookside – March 3rd
Earth Day at Ft. Derrick – April 21st
Boonsboro Greenest – May 7th?
Annual master gardeners training day – May 26th
Harvest festival at Montgomery County Agriculture Farm Park – August 20th
WSSC event at Brighton Dam – October 1st
Open farm day at CMREC – October 8th
Montgomery County Green Fest – March?
To volunteer or to obtain more information concerning orchard maintenance activities please contact Ron Kuipers at – firstname.lastname@example.org
BECOME A MEMBER OF MDTACF – Click on this link to visit The American Chestnut Foundation web site. There you may join on-line or download and print a membership form. For Maryland residents, membership in The The American Chestnut Foundation includes membership in the Maryland Chapter.