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Seeking two-wheeled tree planters!

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 7:39 am

By Jenny Bedell-Stiles

What could be better than planting trees? How about planting trees by bike for a carbon-negative tree planting? This is the third season Friends of Trees has relied on the energy of our volunteers to plant trees by bike. Check out this YouTube video we created to see what all the fun is about!

A select few of our neighborhood and green space plantings (see below) will have an entirely bike-powered crew to carry tools, trees and, of course, planters themselves. Sound interesting? Please join us! To sign-up please use this online form.

  • 1.19.13 :: Laurelhurst, Kerns, Sunnyside, N Tabor neighborhoods [SE Portland]
  • 1.21.13 :: I-205 Multi-Use Path (this is a Monday – MLK Day of Service) [SE Portland]
  • 2.2.13 :: Piedmont, Woodlawn neighborhoods [NE Portland]
  • 2.9.13 :: Boise, Humboldt, Eliot, King neighborhoods [NE Portland]
  • 2.23.13 :: Westside Vancouver Neighborhoods [Vancouver]
  • 3.2.13 :: Montavilla, Mt. Tabor neighborhoods [SE Portland]

Plant trees by bike with Friends of Trees (Seriously, doesn't this look fun!) (Mary Kay Nitchie)

– Bedell-Stiles is the Volunteer & Outreach Specialist with Friends of Trees and her two-wheeled steed is a Surly Cross-Check


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One Response to “Seeking two-wheeled tree planters!”

  1. Awesome idea using bikes to transport the trees to their new homes. Keep up the great work! Curious if you are just planting shade type trees of if you are planting trees that will also provide a source of food for animals as well?

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