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Opportunity Details

CLIMATE ACTION: Nursery Workday with Our City Forest

Project Overview

California Climate Action Corps - Community Climate Action Day, a climate volunteer event and celebration hosted in collaboration with California Volunteers, HandsOn Bay Area, the City of San Jose, Veggielution, and other San Jose community organizations! As part of California Climate Action Week, hundreds of volunteers will support projects throughout the city focused on urban greening, organic waste and edible food recovery, and wildfire resiliency.

Join Our City Forest Community Nursery and learn about native plants and stewardship of native, drought-tolerant plants. Volunteers will be transplanting trees & shrubs, cultivating seedlings, building soil, watering, removing invasive species, pruning, moving and staking trees, labeling plants, filling mulch buckets, and propagating plants in the greenhouse..

About Our City Forest

Our City Forest has been Silicon Valley's nonprofit urban forestry and environmental stewardship leader since 1994. They believe in the power of trees to turn our neighborhoods and cities from gray to green, and they believe in the power of people to help achieve this transformation.

Project Requirements & Important Notes

  • As part of the Climate Action project day, this project will be kicking off at the address listed in the confirmation email and the actual project location will be revealed at the kickoff. This project requires travel to a second location

  • Volunteers must wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing
  • Volunteers should bring water bottles, sun protection, layers, and snacks

  • Please do your part in keeping our community healthy. If you are immuno-compromised, at increased risk for severe illness, or feeling sick at all, please decline your registration to the event and register for a project at a less risky time. For additional resources and guidance on how to keep yourself healthy, visit the CDC website.

About California Climate Action Corps

In California, climate change is a threat to systems and people across the state. The impacts to our environment and health are worsening as we experience longer and more frequent droughts, devastating wildfires, and more. Each of us has a role to play. You can take meaningful action today to help communities across our state..

In 2020, as a part of California’s comprehensive strategy to address the climate crisis, California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, created the country’s first state-level climate service corps. The service corps was established to empower all Californians to take meaningful action to safeguard the climate.

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Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:13+

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