It's that time of year again! Living Lands & Waters are prepping around 100,000 tree saplings for distribution & planting!
Normally they have hundreds of local middle & high schoolers assist them- but, unfortunately, that is not possible this year. So, they need your help more than ever.
So, what does that "prep" saplings?  All it is, actually is taking one small bare-root sapling, rolling it in newspaper, dipping it in water, and plopping it in a small baggie.
Easy enough for all ages!
For the next month or so each day they're hosting their tree wrapping events in a spacious, vacant factory in East Moline, IL. They'll have four 2-hour events each day for volunteers. Each timeslot has a max capacity of 25 volunteers, so they can keep everyone spread out.
Of course, volunteers are also required to wear masks for the entire duration of the event.
TO REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER PLEASE FILL OUT THIS ONLINE FORM (the form also includes the event address):
Questions? Please reach out to 


To ensure the safety of our volunteers and crew members we will be following state guidelines in regards to the novel coronavirus/pandemic.   All volunteers with be required to fill out a COVID release form before entering the tree wrapping location.  We will also ask that all volunteers wear a mask and maintain 6 feet of distance from other volunteers.

You will also receive a confirmation email with a link to a wavier form that must be filled out prior to attending the event.

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