Stream-Link Education organizes volunteer tree planting events every spring and fall. Events are open to volunteers of all ages and link community members to their local environment and waterways through education and hands-on tree planting.
Become a Water Reporter today! Download the Water Reporter App on your smart phone or go to https://www.waterreporter.org/ to create a profile and join our group, Stream-Link Education. This is a powerful way for citizens to be involved reporting water pollution. We need YOU to be our eyes and ears in our watershed. Start reporting pollution, unbuffered streams, wildlife you see, erosion issues, or share photos from our tree plantings or while you’re just out enjoying nature. Just snap a photo, mark the location, add a short description, and associate it with Stream-Link Education. Get involved in the campaign to protect the Monocacy River by adding the hashtag: #monocacy.
Natives for Nonprofits
Here are a few recipients:
- A Boy Scout earning his Eagle Scout badge organized a planting at Gambrill Park. We were able to provide 25 native shrubs.
- Fountain Rock Park and Nature Center in Walkersville, Maryland received 10 shrubs for a memorial garden.
- Catoctin Mountain National Park was awarded 18 trees and shrubs that were planted near the Visitors Center.
- Mount Saint Mary's University received 47 plants to be planted along a local steam.
- Friends of Frederick County was given 15 trees that went to students participating in an Earth Day poster challenge.
- Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center was awarded 12 shrubs for a silent auction that benefitted their environmental programs.
- A Boy Scout earning his Eagle Scout Badge organized a planting at Catoctin Mountain National Park and received 119 seedlings.
- Students participating in Yellow Springs tree planting received a tree or shrub. 35 total given away.
Scott Key Center
In partnership with the Scott Key Center, Stream-Link works with special needs clients on completing greenhouse tasks, including: Potting up and processing shelters.
Stream-Link gives meaning to service learning by providing people in the Alternative Sentencing program with an experience to build stewardship values and instill a sense of ownership and pride in their service work.
Scouts of America
Stream-Link works with local scout troops on receiving conservation credit hours and on earning merit badges as well as to inspire a younger generation to protect our environment.