Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Citizen Science Tree Survey

In celebration of National Forest Week, we are looking for individuals who are looking to gain some field experience collecting data from a sample of the Earth Day trees planted in spring 2019 with the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup. This event will take place on Monday September 23 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm  at the green space near Florence Avenue and Wyandotte Street east in Windsor.

Parking Options

Sandpoint Beach Parking Lot: parking is available at the Sand Point Beach parking lot off Riverside Drive. Volunteers will walk south down the Ganatchio Trail, cross Wyandotte Street and meet at the ERCA tent at the south end of the site (approximately 15 to 20 minute walk).

Street Parking: street parking is available in the neighbourhood southeast of the site, where the intersection of Beverly Glen Street and Florence Avenue is (approximately 5 minute walk).

What to Bring

Volunteers should bring their snacks and re-usable water bottle and wear weather appropriate clothing. Long pants and shirts are recommended with sturdy close-toed footwear. High school students who would like to earn volunteer hours should bring their paperwork along.

Register

Please register in advance: https://citizensciencetreesurvey2019.eventbrite.ca

Contact

For questions about the event, call Gina at 519-776-5209 ext. 245.


TD Tree Days Windsor

Join ERCA, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup, the Little River Enhancement Group, the City of Windsor and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation as we plant 450 trees in the Little River watershed! 

As TD’s flagship volunteer and urban greening program, TD Tree Days provides TD employees, their families and friends, and community, the opportunity to volunteer and help build healthy, vibrant communities by caring for their local environment.

Site Location and Parking

We will be planting at the green space near Florence Avenue and Wyandotte Street east in Windsor, ON on Saturday October 26 2019. The event starts at 9am and runs until 12pm. Click here to register in advance.

Parking is available in two locations:

Option 1. Park at Sandpoint Beach on Riverside Drive and walk the Ganatchio Trail south. It will take 15 to 20 minutes to get to the south end of the planting site. Event signs will guide the way.

Option 2. Park in the neighbourhoods near the planting site on Martinique Avenue, Florence Avenue, Elinor Street or Beverly Glen Street and walk over.

Weather

Please dress for the weather, as we will be planting rain or shine. Sturdy rubber or hiking boots are recommended, as volunteers will be walking around the site.

Volunteer Hours

For students wishing to gain high school volunteer hours, plan to bring the forms in to be signed on site.

For more information, please contact Gina, Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator at 519-776-5209 ext. 245.

Get Involved!

From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.