3 years ago
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Registration Start: 9:00 AM
Between Arena & Student Wellness Center
11852 University of North Fl Dr,,
Jacksonville, FL 32224
29 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 in Jacksonville, FL is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy 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. Volunteers and participants from Savannah, GA will also be joining this event.
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 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
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.
PACE Center for Girls Jacksonville
PACE provides girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy. PACE Center for Girls Jacksonville was founded in 1985 by Vickie Burke. Since opening, PACE Jacksonville has served over 3,000 girls through three distinct components: Academic, Social Services and Transition Services. PACE Jacksonville is one of 19 centers across Florida.
Learn more: http://www.pacecenter.org/locations/jacksonville