Walk Green 2017 in Atlanta, GA

3 years ago

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Registration Start: 7:30 AM

460 Rockbridge Rd NW,
Lilburn, GA 30047

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BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 in Atlanta, GA is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, Lilburn Elementary School, and other charitable activities organized by BAPS Charities. This year, BAPS Charities will support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant and restore over 1.6 million acres of land by planting one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Join over 17,000 walkers in over 50 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 100,000 trees in 2017. 

Along with the Walk, a  5K run has also been organized. Please note the registration and start time for both events. 

5K Run Event Details:    
     Registration time:   7:00 am  
     5K start time:           8:00 am

 Walk Event Details:    
     Registration time:   7:30 am  
     Walk start time:       9:30 am


Supporting:

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Aided by hundreds of staff scientists, they pursue non confrontational, pragmatic solutions to environmental challenges.

Learn more: http://nature.org

Plant a Billion Trees

Plant a Billion Trees

Plant a Billion Trees is one of The Nature Conservancy's flagship programs. Over the next few years, the Conservancy will work to plant one billion trees in an effort to restore and replant over 1.6 billion acres of natural space. Trees are a critical part of the environment, and essential to producing clean air and water for millions of people in North America.

Learn more: http://www.plantabillion.org/partners

Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities Initiative

Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities Initiative

The Nature Conservancy’s Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities initiative seeks to protect the health of our nation’s trees, forests, and communities by creating a culture of stewardship that engages people in the planting and care of urban trees.

Learn more: https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/cities/hthc/Pages/default.aspx

Lilburn Elementary School

Lilburn Elementary School

Lilburn Elementary School is a PK-5 Gwinnett County Public School, located in Lilburn, Georgia. The school prides in maintaining high expectations for achievement while focusing on the individual needs of each student. We have dedicated teachers who ensure our students benefit from engaging lessons that encourage our scholars to think critically and solve real-world problems. Every member of the school community works to provide our students with an environment conducive to teaching and learning.

Learn more: http://www.lilburnes.org/home.html


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