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VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy, Formerly Katy Prairie Conservancy, Friday Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie – Yellow COVID Alert

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Free

Coastal Prairie Conservancy Shop | Official Merchandise | Bonfire

Per the Coastal Prairie Conservancy (CPC), “COVID-19 UPDATE – Volunteer opportunities are back! Following the latest recommendation from the CDC, face coverings are now optional for volunteers and visitors indoors and outdoors. We ask that all volunteers and visitors continue to act with courtesy, kindness, and common sense, respecting the choice of the Coastal Prairie Conservancy staff and other visitors who continue to wear masks, or who may ask that you wear a mask while closely interacting with them.”

“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: Coastal Prairie Conservancy (CPC) welcomes all  “…no experience necessary.”

What: Work in the preserve and native nursery

When: Fridays, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Where: CPC Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road Waller TX 77484

Why: The CPC 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.

For more information, contact Debbie at volunteer@coastalprairieconservancy.org.

How to Get Started

Start by filling out a Volunteer Application Form, and let us know what you’d like to do first! You can also join our volunteer opportunities email list to receive updates about projects — make sure to check the Volunteer box.

You may also find it helpful to review the information in our Volunteer Handbook.

We encourage volunteers who would like to participate regularly with us to register for our Volunteer Orientation. Please check our Event Calendar for the next orientation.

 

TMN COVID-19 Precautions: For any indoor or outdoor activities that do occur in-person, masks and social distancing considerations are encouraged.”

CDC/Fort Bend County COVID-19 Medium/Yellow Guidance: “If you think you are at high risk for severe illness, talk with your healthcare provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions.

Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.

Get tested if you have symptoms.

People may choose to mask at any time. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.”

[VSP hours to be recorded in VMS under: “Coastal Prairie Conservancy: TMN Report Hours”]

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.coastalprairieconservancy.org/volunteer

Organizer

Texas Master Naturalists Coastal Prairie Chapter
Phone:
832-225-6936
Email:
info@coastalprairie.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

CPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office
31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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Phone:
713-523-6135
View Venue Website