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Below are several "beyond the classroom" activities that support the MT Engage mission.

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Upcoming Events 

Spring 2019 Volunteer Events, MTSU Stormwater Program

March 14 – Lytle Creek Public Meeting
When:  6-8pm (TBD)
Where:  Patterson Park Community Center
Discussion about upcoming Tree Day event & riparian protection within the City.
Contact:  Cynthia Allen (Cynthia.Allen@mtsu.edu, 615-898-2660)


March 16 - City of Murfreesboro’s Annual Tree Day Event
(Need around 6 volunteers)
When: 8am-2pm
Where:  Patterson Park
Volunteers needed to help to set up/take down tent, wrap bare root seedlings & assist in distribution of seedlings to local residents. 
https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/1226/Tree-Day
Contact:  Amanda Rogers (rogers@mtsu.edu, 615-904-8575)


April 13 - 2019 Park Day Volunteer Project
When: 8:30am-12:30pm
Where:  Picnic Pavilion #1 – Murfreesboro’s Old Fort Park
Volunteers needed to remove trash & exotic plants from Fortress Rosecrans, Old Fort Park & Lytle Creek Greenway.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIREDWe are asking individuals and groups to pre-register by contacting Jim Lewis at 615-893-9501 or by email at jim_b_lewis@nps.gov. We will need groups of six or more volunteers to have one person per every 6-8 volunteers attend one of our Squad Boss training sessions and learn how to lead their fellow volunteers in the day's work.

(https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?id=91DA5B97-9A87-0683-95F31938FD22BB7A)


April 20 – MTSU ACE Learning Center “Saddle Up” Event
(Need 2-4 volunteers)
When:  8am-1pm
Where:  MTSU Tennessee Livestock Center
Volunteers needed to help set up/take down booth & hand out educational items at booth.
Contact:  Cynthia Allen (
Cynthia.allen@mtsu.edu, 615-898-2660)


 April 27 – City of Murfreesboro Earth Day Celebration
(Need 6-8 volunteers)
When: 8am-2pm
Where:  Murfreesboro’s Downtown Square

Volunteers needed to help set up/take down booth & hand out educational items at booths. 
https://www.facebook.com/MurfreesboroEarthDay/?epa=SEARCH_BOX
Contact:  Amanda Rogers (Amanda.rogers@mtsu.edu, 615-904-8575)


Resources:
Green Practices Help Business Grow  by Michelle Willard, DNJ, February 19, 2016