Volunteers Needed This Saturday To Help Plant Public Garden On South Chickamauga Creek Greenway

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The public is invited to join the City of Chattanooga’s Parks Division and the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway Alliance this Saturday to help install a pollinator garden at the Hawthorne Street Trailhead of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4020 Hawthorne Street, Chattanooga, Tn. 37206, near the Wood Recycling Center.

Volunteers can sign up for two-hour shifts at http://bit.do/pollinatorpatch.

Pollinators are responsible for one of three bites of food we consume each day, and pollinators are at a critical point for their own survival for multiple reasons including loss of habitat. Volunteers can help by planting this pollinator patch, which will provide nectar and pollen sources as well as shelter for butterflies, birds, and bees. Volunteers will assist with the planting of about 400 perennials, shrubs and grasses on the hillside next to the Hawthorne Street Trailhead.

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