April 22 Earth Day Party with the Tree Team – it’s virtual!

In honor of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary Friends of Trees is hosting a virtual, day-long celebration on our social media channels – it’s the virtual EARTH DAY PARTY WITH THE TREE TEAM! Tune in on Wednesday, April 22, beginning at 10 a.m. We’ll have Tree Talks, LIVE tree walks, and more! Here’s the schedule, and here’s the agenda for the virtual Earth Day party hosted by Friends of Trees Eugene!

Time Topic Where To Join
10:00 Tree Talk: Friends of Trees Neighborhood Trees Specialist Andrew Lands talks about the European beech
Sponsored by J Frank Schmidt & Son
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10:30 Tree Walk LIVE: Andrew (who has TONS of tree knowledge!) talks about his favorite tree – and more! – with Corporate & Business Relations Specialist Sam Erman
Sponsored by New Seasons Market
11:30 Tree Talk LIVE with Timber Joey! That’s right, the Timbers’ beloved mascot Timber Joey will ask Sam his top tree questions. Not to be missed!
Sponsored by the Portland Timbers
Noon Lunchtime Chat LIVE Learn about Friends of Trees’ EDI work and our Urban Forestry job training program. Sam joins Friends of Trees EDI Specialist Surabhi Mahajan for a Q & A.
Sponsored by Portland General Electric
1:30 Tree Walk LIVE Sam Erman visits some trees & talks about some of the many benefits of trees
Sponsored by the Port of Portland
2:30 Tree Talk Friends of Trees Green Space Specialist Hanna Dornhofer talks about the native Red flowering currant
Sponsored by Oregon Soap Company and Cafe Yumm
3:00 Tree Walk LIVE Hanna is joined by Sam at a restoration site as they explore some of the native trees and shrubs we plant, and more!
Sponsored by Daimler Trucks North America / Portland Trail Blazers / Threes for Trees
4:30 Tree Talk Friends of Trees Interim Executive Director Whitney Dorer visits some Giant sequoias
Sponsored by the Portland Timbers
5:00 LIVE chat with Friends of Trees Interim Executive Director Whitney Dorer. Whitney shares what she loves about trees + community.
Sponsored by Portland General Electric
5:30 We’ll recap Whitney’s chat  in case you missed it
Sponsored by Rigert Shade Trees

 

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