Tree Plantings

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.

     

    Adult Programs

    Scott Key Center

    In partnership with the Scott Key Center, Stream-Link works with special needs clients on completing greenhouse tasks.

    Alternative Sentencing

    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. 

     

    Youth Programs

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    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.

     

     

    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 that were planted along a local steam on campus.
    • Friends of Frederick County received 15 trees that went to students participating in an Earth Day poster challenge.
    • Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center received 12 shrubs for a silent auction that benefited 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.
    • A Boy Scout earning his Eagle Scout Badge organized  days of maintenance on 500 trees and received tree food, stakes, and shelters.
    • Carroll Creek Montessoir School received 20 stakes, shelters, and wire for their school yard planting.

     

    Water Reporter

    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.