Work Plan: This opportunity is open to all chapter members who wish to participate. Firebreaks are being prepared with the intent of burning at Clymer Meadow in a few weeks. The calendar above is for scheduled activity. There may be other opportunities as needs arise.
Assistance is needed with the following:
Backpack blowing – To be clear, this is miles of blowing dry vegetation from a 20 ft wide mowed line. The backpacks are about 20 pounds and the walking is easy and over mostly smooth ground. These will be 4-hour shifts.
Seed collection – Harvesting seed from multiple prairie locations that comprise the “meadow”
Schedule Your Work Time:
FIRST TIME VOLUNTEERS: Will need to complete a volunteer waiver and provide proof of health insurance coverage.
Each date and time slot can have up to 4 people in a specific area.
To reserve a volunteer spot in a specific area: Contact Brandonby phone / email (email@example.com | 903-752-0676 – mobile) Also request that you cc firstname.lastname@example.org at the same time. Location: Clymer Meadow Preserve – 4818 FM 1562, Celeste, TX 75432 Get driving directions Meet at: Clymer Meadow Preserve – White farmhouse office; north side of road Parking: Left side of the Office/Sheds Dress: Routine dress code for activity in the field: Long pants, boots/close-toed shoes; long-sleeved shirts are recommended. Master Naturalists should wear their name badges. Bring: Your own gloves, face mask (REQUIRED) and drinking water. Contact (at location): Brandon Belcher – email@example.com | 903-752-0676 – mobile Contact (BPTMN project leader): Tom Shackelford – firstname.lastname@example.org Logging VH: Log under BPTMN: Clymer Meadow Preserve Projects. VH includes travel time.Other Information:
The Nature Conservancy requires that volunteers sign a standard waiver and a COVID waiver.
Review the attached detailed documents prior to volunteering.
The (over 65) restriction has been removed.
All volunteers must provide proof of health insurance. Volunteers: Volunteers may resume field work on high priority projects as described in the attached Field Work Guidelines document. Supervisor approval is required before staff allow volunteers to do field work. volunteers must work independently, or with another volunteer(s) who lives in the same household, and adhere to current government restrictions, social distancing and the guidelines in this document. Staff are responsible for sharing current guidelines as described in this document and for effectively communicating our policies with volunteers. Staff must provide volunteers with a description of the work and any tools or other equipment that will allow them to work independently and shall review proof of health insurance prior to approving any volunteer work.