Blue Water Baltimore seeks volunteers to plant trees on Oct 12 at Cherry Hill Park in Baltimore. The hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers should bring water and wear clothes they won't mind getting dirty. The project is rain or shine, so participants should dress for the weather. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.bluewaterbaltimore.org or call (410) 254-1577
The Maryland Sierra Club seeks volunteers to remove invasive plants from the Ruth B. Swann in Indian Head on Oct 12. The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will also learn plant identification. Volunteers should wear long sleeves, sturdy boots or shoes, and work gloves. Registration is required. To learn more, contact Marc Imlay at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 283-0808.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks volunteers to plant 800 native trees and shrubs along a natural spring tributary to Roop's Branch at Gravel Springs Farm in Carroll County on Oct 13. The hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Carmera Thomas at MDRestoration@cbf.org.
The Sierra Club is holding a hike and Beyond Coal meeting on Oct 13 at Fort Smallwood Park in Pasadena. The hours are 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. During the hike, a naturalist will identify local plants and animals. At the Beyond Coal event, speakers will introduce the program, describe the pollution caused by the nearby Wagner plant, and explain how conservation and alternative energy negate the need for the plant. The park charges a $6.00 parking fee per vehicle. To learn more, contact Richard Reis at email@example.com or (301) 325-8001.