Nine Mile Run Watershed Association Events Announced

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Geology Tour
Sunday, November 2, 1-3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Biddle Street parking lot on Braddock Avenue
One of our most popular seasonal walks; sign up early! Join
Albert Kollar, Collections Manager of Invertebrate Paleontology at
the Carnegie Museum of Natural History for this unique trip back
in time to when Braddock Avenue was the Monongahela River
and Pennsylvania was close to the equator. Using the rocks and
formations in Frick Park, participants will learn about important
geological and paleontological periods. Please register with Lisa
at lisa@ninemilerun.org or by calling 412-371-8779 ext. 15.
Urban EcoSteward Planting Techniques Workshop
Saturday, November 8, 9 a.m. – noon

Meet at the bike track/police parking lot in Highland Park
Learn how to plant trees and herbs for long term success,
focusing on where to plant, how to prepare the site and how to
tend plantings in their first year. Please register by writing jeff@
ninemilerun.org or by calling 412-371-8779 ext. 14.
Wilkinsburg Tree Planting
Saturday, November 8, 9 a.m. – noon

Wallace Avenue in Wilkinsburg between Coal and Wood streets
Join the Wilkinsburg Shade Tree Committee, the Nine Mile Run
Watershed Association and your neighbors for this special fall
tree planting. Trees enhance our communities by absorbing
stormwater runoff, reducing heating and cooling costs for
residents and businesses, increasing property values, and
diminishing air pollution. We provide all tools and supplies.
Breakfast will also be provided. Register by writing jeff@
ninemilerun.org or by calling 412-371-8779 ext. 14.
Winter Tree Identification
Saturday, December 13, 10 a.m. – noon

Frick Park, Biddle Street parking lot
Don your winter woollies to learn how to identify trees and
shrubs by their bark, branching and buds. Please register by
writing jeff@ninemilerun.org or by calling 412-371-8779 ext. 14.

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