Below are several "beyond the classroom" activities that support the MT Engage mission.
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)
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.
Contact: Amanda Rogers (firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-904-8575)
April 13 - 2019 Park Day Volunteer Project
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 REQUIRED. We are asking individuals and groups to pre-register by contacting Jim Lewis at 615-893-9501 or by email at email@example.com. 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.
April 20 – MTSU ACE Learning Center “Saddle Up” Event
(Need 2-4 volunteers)
Where: MTSU Tennessee Livestock Center
Volunteers needed to help set up/take down booth & hand out educational items at booth.
Contact: Cynthia Allen (Cynthia.firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-898-2660)
April 27 – City of Murfreesboro Earth Day Celebration
(Need 6-8 volunteers)
Where: Murfreesboro’s Downtown Square
Volunteers needed to help set up/take down booth & hand out educational items at booths.
Contact: Amanda Rogers (Amanda.email@example.com, 615-904-8575)
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