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[SITE FULL] Beech Haven Restoration Days: Tree Plant-o-thon

Monday, January 15th, 2018 from 8:30am to 1:00pm (ET)


Positions0 Remaining
Registration ClosesJan 14, 2018 12:00am or when space runs out.
Age Limit16 and up
Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Athens MLK Day of Service! Below you will find details about the Day of Service and this specific project.

Event Schedule
Kick-off Celebration: 8:30AM - 9:30AM at the Clarke Central High School gymnasium (350 S. Milledge Avenue).
Volunteer Shift: 10:00AM - 1:00PM at the Beech Haven Tract (parking available at 2390 W. Broad St).
  • All participants are encouraged to carpool from the kickoff to their selected site.
  • All volunteers are encouraged to bring a canned food item to the kickoff event. Donations will benefit Campus Kitchen at UGA. Below you will find donations that are most desirable for this time of year.
    • Some examples of acceptable proteins are: Canned beans, dried beans, canned fish (tuna)
    • Some examples of acceptable grains are: Boxed pasta, boxed rice, oatmeal
Project Description
Volunteers will aid in the ongoing restoration of the Beech Haven Tract, a 100-acre plot of land that has been largely undisturbed since 1911. Volunteer work will include planting 600 trees, and removing invasive plant species. 
  • This site is suitable for volunteers at 16 and up.
  • Volunteers should bring a reusable water bottle.
  • Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and come dressed to get dirty.
Registration Notes
Children under 18 should be registered by their parent/guardian.
We are not able to accommodate large group registrations. If you have a group that would like to volunteer at the same site, each individual must separately register through Engage Georgia.
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Requirement Details
Work at this site requires navigating moderate slopes and off-trail terrain. Volunteers should also be comfortable walking long distances (approx. 1 mile).
PerksFirst 300 volunteers at the kickoff get biscuits and t-shirts!
Parking DetailsVolunteers will meet at the Clarke Central High School gym at 8:30am for the kick-off event and then carpool to the Beech Haven Baptist Church parking lot around 9:30am. Please park in the very back of the church
CausesCommunity Conservation Environment Environmental Education Sustainability
60 Positions Filled | 2 Impacts | 6 Hours

Start Address: Volunteers will meet at Clarke Central High School to check-in and eat breakfast before carpooling to their selected site., Clarke Central High School Gym, 350 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605
End Address: We will be parking in the back parking lot of the church and walking as a group to the restoration site., Beech Haven Baptist Church, 2390 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606