Murphey Candler Park Tree Planting w/ Trees Atlanta and WABE

Date(s): Feb 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Murphey Candler Park Tree Planting w/ Trees Atlanta and WABE

Saturday, Feb 17, between 1:00 and 4:00pm, Murphey Candler Park ConservancyTrees Atlanta and WABE will sponsor the quarterly, Volunteer Day dedicated to planting 100 trees in the Northern-most area of the park.  The trees are provided through the annual WABE Donor Drive and Trees Atlanta.  Murphey Candler Park was selected as an ideal location to expand Metro Atlanta’s forest footprint.

Saturday’s work will involve five primary areas:  Prep, Plant, Mulch, Water and Wrap-up

Our Team set-up will allow for individuals, groups, families, and business volunteers to engage in fun and rewarding work within Brookhaven’s largest park and regional gem.  There will be plenty of work for young kids, as well.  Note that the trail is uneven in parts – wear sturdy shoes.  Tools are provided.  Students needing documented service hours will have a MCPC Project letter emailed next week.

Sign-Up Genius:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aaaaf23aafa7-murphey3 

Meet at the Northern-most part of the park along the trail / bridges going over North Fork Nancy Creek (between Longbranch Court and Brawley Circle).  This will be where work-assignments are initiated.  GPS Coordinates 33.917220,-84.327183

Parking: 

1 – East side of  MCP.  Candler Lake East / East Nancy Creek Dr (at the sharp turn) – park in the gravel parking lot along park’s border.  Facing the park, go right and follow the trail until you reach the long wooden bridge.   

2 – West side of MCP.  Longbranch Court/Candler Lake West –  park along the Longbranch side of the street.  Enter trail, go left (down the steep hill) and follow the trail until you reach the wooden bridge that crosses the creek.

Please let me know if you need more details

– Steve Peters / stevebp@bellsouth.net or www.murpheycandlerpark.org

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