Welcome to Regreen Springfield!
Through our tree advocacy efforts, ReGreen Springfield has collaborated with businesses, community organizations, educational partners and government agencies to promote the reforestation of Springfield, improve growing conditions for trees and engage new allies in tree care and monitoring, education and citizen science. We realize that the strength of our city is found in the neighborhoods. With this as the foundation for our work, we have embarked on an effort to ‘regreen’ the city… one tree at at time.
Please join Regreen Springfield in this reforestation effort by planting a tree in your own yard, helping to plant trees along our streets and in our parks, or donate your time or funds to neighborhood regreening efforts. With your help, Springfield’s urban forest will be restored.
Please join Regreen Springfield as we celebrate the Spring season and acknowledge the work of our community volunteers and partners, who have helped to regreen the city… one tree at a time.
On Tuesday, May 24th Regreen Springfield will be holding our 2nd annual “ReGreen Springfield Fundraising Gala” at the Barney Carriage House in Springfield’s Forest Park, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. We hope that you will be able to attend, this festive event, which will help support our continued good work in Springfield.
Just because its a ‘gala’ doesn’t mean that you have to make a fuss over your outfit or your attitude. Business casual is the order for the evening, and a cash bar and great food will help make it a night of fun and friendship. Your attendance and generous support of this event, will help fund our Summer Youth Intern Program and our and our 2016 Tree Planting initiatives.
The historic Barney Carriage House at Forest Park will serve as a backdrop for this fun filled evening, and the Park will be in full bloom, celebrating the arrival of Spring and our new tree planting season. Come learn about our upcoming plans for this year, meet our Board members and relax and have a great time. You will be glad you did.
For additional information and to purchase tickets please visit www.regreenspringfield.org/gala
Please join us as we work with the City of Springfield Parks Department and the Forestry Division to establish the “Forest Park Arboretum“, which will provide an educational showcase for highlighting the beauty and diversity of the trees and plants growing in the Park.
As part of the effort to create the arboretum, we are inviting you to help identify and record information on the first 200 trees that we will archive. We will teach you the basics of tree identification and lead you out into the Park as we map and collect information on the trees found growing in selected sections of the Park. Two upcoming workshops will get you started as Arboretum Assistants.
Here are details on the Arboretum Assistant Workshops–
Tree Identification Workshop — Saturday, June 11th — 111:00 AM at Forest Park
Please visit www.regreenspringfield.org/learn to register and receive additional information on this initiative. We look forward to your participation and assistance as we move forward in our efforts to make Springfield a bit greener.
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