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Volunteer for Planting Redwoods near Forestville, CA

There is a volunteer opportunity this coming January for planting redwood seedlings.

This January, Forest Unlimited will be planting approximately 1,500 one-year old redwood seedlings for reforestation and erosion control at Shone Farm—the agricultural extension of Santa Rosa Junior College.This event is very popular and provides opportunities for individuals and families to work together for a healthy future.

The planting dates are Friday, January 4th and Saturday, January 5th.  On each day, we will rendezvous at 9 am at Shone Farm (north of Forestville, just west of the intersection of Eastside Road and the Trenton-Healdsburg Road). The morning session will end at around 12:30 and the afternoon session will end around 4:30 p.m.  All equipment and a free indoor lunch, including drinks and snacks, will be provided.  Vegetarian food will also be available.  Lunch will be served at the Shone Farm Warren Dutton Pavilion.

The seedlings average about 20-inches in height (root ball included) and are not difficult to plant.  These trees will be planted on land “forever protected.”

To properly plan for this event, it is essential that you contact us and sign up for a date(s) of your choice.  To sign up and/or to ask any questions, please contact us:  Carl Wahl, Project Manager, at 874-9268 or carlwahl3@gmail.com  or Bob Nelson, Project Manager, at 874-1740.  Further information on the rendezvous location, appropriate attire, etc. will be sent to all volunteers by mid December.  Please tell your friends.

Would you like some redwood seedlings to plant on your own property?  There is a 10-seedling minimum, and one must pick them up in Occidental.  Contact Carl for details.

Larry Hanson, Board President
Forest Unlimited