Event Time and Date

Saturday, April 1 2017, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Come serve with us at the Catawba Sustainability Center on an agroforestry project! We'll be helping to plant trees to create a riparian buffer to protect a nearby stream from being affected by surrounding land use in the streamside zone. 

Streamside zones are often farmed or grazed because they are typically productive and offer a much-needed water supply for livestock. These areas are also critical in terms of water quality, soil retention, and aquatic and terrestrial wildlife habitat.

Participants will gain an understanding of the project, the function and benefits of these systems, what trees will be planted and why, and will also learn how to successfully plant a tree. Register today!

This trip is capped at 36 participants and all spaces are first come, first served.  Transportation will be provided from Tech’s campus to the service site.

Please dress to get dirty, and bring water and lunch. We will meet on campus at 8 a.m. and return by 4 p.m.  

Questions? Contact the VT Engage team at engage@vt.edu

More details will be sent the week of the event.

Event Category:

Community Service

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