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VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy/KPC – Tuesday Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie
October 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022
The Coastal Prairie Conservancy (CPC) seeks “Preserve and Native Nursery Volunteers”. Its COVID-19 Update notes volunteer opportunities are “Open to vaccinated volunteers”.
“Come get your hands dirty on the prairie. Every Tuesday and Friday on the Indiangrass Preserve, volunteers participate in activities critical to the success of our restoration program. Volunteers maintain the Ann Hamilton Trail, grow out native species in our Coastal Prairie Native Seed Nursery, plant native wildflowers and grasses, remove invasive species, build and repair preserve improvements, and ensure the safety of our preserve for visitors of all ages.”
Who: Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) welcomes “All vaccinated individuals are welcome to participate – no experience necessary.”
What: Work in the preserve and native nursery
When: Tuesdays, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: KPC Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road Waller TX 77484
Why: The KPC Work Day volunteers can often see areas of the KPC preserves that are not open to the public. And, it’s what TMNs do!
Other: Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting.
What to wear: Closed-toed shoes, tall socks, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, hat.
What to bring: Gardening gloves. All other tools are provided.
To join KPC efforts, please complete its volunteer application, then email Bethany Foshee (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to sign up for this opportunity.
[VSP hours to be recorded in VMS under: “Katy Prairie Conservancy: TMN Report Hours”]
TMN COVID-19 Precautions: “For any indoor or outdoor activities that do occur in-person, masks and social distancing considerations are encouraged.”
Fort Bend County COVID-19 Green Advisement: “Resume normal contact with others unless sick. Resume attending public and private gatherings freely. Resume visiting vulnerable populations while practicing good hygiene and social distancing.” The Green risk description follows: “Minimum and controlled level of COVID-19 in Fort Bend County. New chains of transmission are rare.”