The We Plant It Forward program will be giving away free tree seedlings at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ “Reptile and Amphibian Day” on Saturday, March 16, 2019, 9am-5pm — or until seedlings are gone.
We Plant It Forward will be stationed on the first floor of the Nature Research Center (NRC) at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones Street, Raleigh, NC.
The group’s tree seedlings come from the North Carolina Forest Service Nursery. Terra Vita Stewards volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions people have about planting trees. Trees provide many benefits to the community include providing shade, producing oxygen, capturing carbon, and gracing us with beauty. People who have received trees in years past report that their trees are thriving.
We Plant It Forward is a program of Terra Vita Stewards, a division of the Agni Institute, a scientific educational non-profit organization that aims to build an open community network of people who will make tree planting an everyday practice. Terra Vita Stewards strives to nurture a way of life that moves communities from protecting and restoring the natural environment to nurturing a thriving natural environment. Services include giving away tree seedlings, tree education activities, soil restoration and tree planting.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Reptile and Amphibian Day is dedicated to exploring the crawlers, hoppers and slitherers of the animal world. This year’s Reptile and Amphibian Day theme is Toads! North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is a high-performing nexus of research, collections, living collections, exhibitions and digital media, school and lifelong education, community engagement, and a regional network.
Source: Maggie Bailey, Terra Vita Stewards