Taltree New Volunteer Orientation 2013

2013-02-21T15:36:00Z Taltree New Volunteer Orientation 2013Contributed by Jean Starr nwitimes.com
February 21, 2013 3:36 pm  • 

VALPARAISO | Do you enjoy meeting new people? Would you like to learn new skills? Are you looking for a way to give back to the community? Consider volunteering at the Arboretum! Join our team of over 100 volunteers and join our efforts toward conservation, education, and learning innovative ways to help the environment!

Orientation will be presented on two Tuesday mornings, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 19 and 26 at the Railway Garden Depot/Visitor Center (Attendance is required at both sessions). The two-session orientation program includes an overview and history of the Arboretum as well as information about the various volunteer opportunities. Additional training days are required for certain volunteer positions.You must register for this event by calling 219-462-0025, or registering online at www.taltree.org.

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, a 501(c)3 public charity, offers over 360 acres of formal gardens, preserved woodlands, savanna, wetlands, and prairie, with nearly four miles of hiking trails. Themed displays include the Hitz Family Rose Garden, Native Plant Garden, Oak Islands, Taltree Railway Garden, and new Children’s Adventure Garden. Taltree is located just south of U.S. 30 between Merrillville and Valparaiso, IN. For more information, visit http://www.taltree.org/, e-mail info@taltree.org or call (219) 462-0025.

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