Uttarahalli Lake tree planting on June 5, 2014

On the occasion of World Environment Day, United Way of Bengaluru along with the Uttarahalli Magakere Walkers’ Association and BBMP is organising a Tree Planting Drive at Uttarahalli Lake on Thursday, June 5, 2014 between 9:30am and 12:30pm.

Uttarahalli Lake in South Bangalore is spread over about 15 acres, and is being maintained by United Way of Bengaluru, with the support of local groups and corporates. More about the efforts at Uttarahalli Lake can be found here.  

300 saplings will be planted at the lake by about 200 corporate volunteers and several community members. Ingersoll Rand, which has been supporting the lake for the past three years will be present on the day with its volunteers and employees from SanDisk too.

To see how to get to Uttarahalli Lake, check google maps here

For more details, please see the poster below,
or contact Jesse Jonathan <jesse.jonathan@uwbengaluru.org> / 080-40906345.

Read about another June 5 World Environment Day event scheduled at a Bangalore lake here.  

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