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Forestry Project

 08/15/2019  |  09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  Other OSMP Location  |  Registration Required

One-day Volunteer projects - Adults

--- Project Site: OSMP Location (to be shared after registration) Parking/Registration: OSMP Doudy Draw Parking Lot Project Contact: Josh Weinstein 720-607-3481 & Maria Pezza 303-916-6765 Project Volunteers will work alongside the City of Boulder, OSMP Forestry and Bridge House RTW Crew to reduce the risk of damaging wildfire and improve habitat by restoring a healthier forest ecosystem. Tasks will involve dragging, hauling and feeding the chipper with slash (tree branches). Forestry Crew Leads will discuss why specific management techniques are implemented and provide a tree felling demonstration. Project Difficulty Moderate. Project will involve bending, lifting and dragging slash on a cross slope. Volunteers can gauge how hard they would like to work for the day. Preparation – what you will need for the day: Clothing that can get stained; Two quarts of water or camel packs; Dress in layers; Work gloves; Sturdy boots (No lightweight shoes, or “five-finger” types of shoes.); Long pants; Rain jacket; A long-sleeved T-shirt; Personal first aid kit, if you have one (OSMP will have a group first aid kit.); Backpack to carry personal items; Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen; Clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Dress appropriately for Colorado weather and to work in an outdoor setting off trail. If volunteers come unprepared, you will not be allowed on the project site. OSMP will provide lunch, extra water, gloves and safety gear. If you have questions, contact Jennelle Freeston at freestonj@bouldercolorado.gov or 303-818-6972. Thank you. We look forward to working with you. Kristin

Minimum Participants: 1
Maximum Participants: 6

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Jennelle Freeston
Volunteer, Service Learning and Partnerships Supervisor                            FreestonJ@bouldercolorado.gov

303-818-6972
Open Space and Mountain Parks HUB
2520 55th Street | Boulder, CO 80301
VolunteerOSMP.org
Bouldercolorado.gov/volunteer

 

 

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