Human Community and Human Condition
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Wildlife
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

The goals of our efforts in the woods of Evergreen Park are to restore the biodiversity and native ecology of the woods, and provide the surrounding community a safe environment for nature exploration and non-competitive physical activity.

How are you going to do it?

In 2010, Resources for Health Roots & Shoots adopted Evergreen Park, a community space with play structures, open fields, and a small wooded trail system, for Arbor Day. Our first project as “park adopters” was planting flowers to beautify the park’s entrance, and for the next three years, we carried out a variety of park enhancement projects, including litter cleanup, light park maintenance, filling roles in community events, and the occasional blackberry removal. Although these early proje...read more