Thanks to funding from the City of Salem, the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, Meyer Memorial Trust, and event sponsor REI, Friends of Trees will contribute to trail beautification and habitat improvement in Minto-Brown Park through planting 6,000 native shrubs. Friends of Trees volunteers will also remove invasive plants as part of restoring the conservation areas in the park. The Minto-Brown plantings are scheduled for Feb 24 and March 3 In addition, planting events have been planned at Judson Middle School and Weathers Park in Salem. Gloves, tools, guidance, and breakfast snacks/coffee provided at all events.