Bluebird Workday at Chamounix Meadow

Thursday, October 15th, 2020 from 9:00am to 12:00pm (ET)


Join us for a private volunteer workday for Bluebird employees! We will work together to plant 50 native trees and shrubs in this special meadow in West Fairmount Park. This project is part of a multi-year effort by Fairmount Park Conservancy  to restore this critical habitat.

Timeline for Event
9:00 am   Arrival and Registration
9:15 am   Welcome Remarks, Project & Safety Overview
9:30 am   Begin Projects
11:30 am   Call to Stop Work & Gather Tools
11:45 am   Closing Remarks
12:00 pm   Event Ends

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear? 
  • All participants are required to wear masks.
  • We strongly recommend wearing long pants that cover your ankles and long sleeves to protect your arms.
  • Sturdy, closed-toe shoes like boots or sneakers are also required(no ballet flats, flip flops, or sandals).
  • Volunteers are also required to wear gloves while working. Gloves will be provided, but you are also welcome to bring your own. You may also want to consider wearing a hat or sunglasses. 
  • In general, please wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.
Where can I park?
There is a free public parking lot at this location along Chamounix Drive. The lot is across the street from the tennis courts.

Will there be water on site? 
Please bring a reusable water bottle.
Is there a place to keep my personal belongings? 
There is not a locked or enclosed area for personal belongings. We recommend leaving personal items locked in the trunk of your vehicle. 
Should I bring anything else? 
We ask all participants to bring their own reusable water bottle. In addition, please consider bringing a snack, sunblock, a hat – anything you will want or need in order to feel comfortable working outdoors for a few hours. If you have allergies (including to bees), please remember to bring your medications or EpiPen. 
Are there bathrooms on site? 
There are portable bathrooms near the site.
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Age Limit
18 and up
Requirement Details
This workday is for employees of Bluebird Companies only.
Sustainable Development Goals
14 Positions Filled | 13 Impacts | 39 Hours

A few people you will meet... View All


Brian Parkhill wrote on October 6th, 2020

Good morning everyone! I just received this cool list of the species of trees and shrubs that you will be helping to plant next week. I thought you might enjoy it.

Sugar maple
Gray birch
Bitternut hickory
Shagbark hickory
Mockernut hickory
Flowering dogwood
Downy hawthorn
Kentucky coffeetree
Black walnut
Eastern red cedar
Black tupelo
Eastern white pine
White oak
Southern red oak
Red oak
Black oak
Slippery elm

Brian Parkhill wrote on September 22nd, 2020

Thank you to everyone at Bluebird! We're super excited to host your event and we look forward to working with you! -- Brian