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(VH) BPRC Prairie & Trail Mainenance

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2022

Project:  BPRC Prairie & Trail Maintenance

Dates:  Monday thru Friday

Time:

June-Sept hours 7AM-12PM
Oct-May hours 9AM-2PM

Work Areas: 

  • Trail Maintenance – Mowing or weed whacking and raking trails. Some trails need repair work which involves realigning the chop block edging. Medium activity level.
  • Cedar Removal – Helping to remove Eastern Red Cedars as they are cut. This is heavy work.
  • Weed Removal – Digging and/or pulling to remove invasive species. Medium activity level.
  • Trash Removal – Walking the wooded areas and collecting the trash. Light work.

Location:  1625 Brockdale Park Road Lucas, TX 75002  Link to Map

Meet at:  Brockdale Park, just inside the entrance gate

Parking:  Brockdale Park parking lot

Dress:  Wear boots, long-pants and a long-sleeve shirt

Bring:

  • Hat, gloves, sunscreen, and your choice of repellent for chiggers (May-September); don’t forget a bottle of water
  • You can bring clippers or loppers for weed removal; BPRC has rakes, shovels and trash/leaf bags
  • If you plan to mow/weed whack, bring eye protection
  • BPRC has a variety of PPE on site for people to use depending on the tasks

Contact at BPRC:  Lorelei Stierlen, lorstierlen@gmail.com, 972-998-7738

Logging VH:  Log as BPRC: Wildscape & Facility Maintenance with description of work completed in the description box. 

Additional Information: 

  • If you have questions, Lorelei Stierlen is the contact for all conservation / restoration work at BPRC:  lorstierlen@gmail.com  / 972-998-7738
  • There are no training requirements for new volunteers; Lorelei will give instructions on site.
  • There is no required paperwork for volunteers completing restoration/conservation work.
  • If it is going to rain, Lorelei sends an email to folks to let them know if she is cancelling.
  • Additional shifts are available. Contact Lorelei at 972-998-7738. She is there most days and can add workdays/times as neede

Details

Date:
October 22
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:

Organizer

Lorelei Stierlen
Phone:
97299877738
Email:
lorstierlen@gmail.com

Venue

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center
1625 Brockdale Park Road
Lucas, TX 75002 United States
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Phone:
469-964-9696
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