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Deck the trails with boughs of holly… or anything that would help spread the holiday cheer!
This holiday season join The Amherst Parks & Recreation Department and The Amherst Conservation Commission and help us decorate trees on the Joe English Reservation. 
On the weekend of November 17th find a tree along a Joe English Reservation trail and decorate it however you'd like. Simple or speculator, we'll leave the decorating to you. Decorating starts November 17th. From there individuals, families or groups are invited to go out and find the decorated trees throughout the reservation, take a selfie and post it on Instragram or facebook with #deckthetrees. Prizes will be awarded to those who find the most trees and also the best decorated tree.  

Participants are responsible for finding the right tree, decorating the tree and taking decorations down by Sunday, January 6th. 

Event Details: 
Who: All Ages
What: Deck The Trails - Tree decorating on the Joe English Trails at PMEC
When: November 17th - January 1st 
Where: Any trail on the Joe English Reservation, 66 Brook Rd Amherst, NH 03031 
Fee: Free

Decorating Rules and Tips:
Please notify Amy Hull with the location of your tree.
Amherst Rec and ACC is not responsible for any lost or stolen decorations.
All decorations must be taken down by January 6, 2019. After that date all decorations will be removed.
If using wire hangers wrap them around the branch so the wind or snow storms do not blow them off.
Although edible decorations are encouraged, anything an animal can eat they will eat in 24 hours... so be aware that your decorations might not last long.
Ribbon works well
Bring a small ladder or step stool
Wheel barrow can hold a lot of stuff and best way to get things in and out.
Please avoid Tinsel!!! Thank You!

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