Invasive Plant Removal at the Raleigh Rose Garden


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Apr 24, 2018 09:00 AM - Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:00 PM

Where

Raleigh Rose Garden301 Pogue StRaleigh, NC 27607

About

* IN ORDER TO BE REGISTERED AS A VOLUNTEER YOU MUST EMAIL MARY.OWENS@RALEIGHNC.GOV *

Event Description:

Join City of Raleigh Parks Staff as we remove invasive plants from the Raleigh Rose Garden. Invasive plants out compete our native species and spread quickly. Removing these plants will help native species to flourish. There are two days to choose from:

April 24th - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 26th - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You can register for one or both depending on the number of volunteer spots available.

Volunteer Duties: Volunteers will be using hand tools (loppers, pruners, and hand saws) to remove invasive plants. We will also need help dragging and stacking the cut debris to be hauled away.

Special Information: We will supply tools, gloves, snacks, water, sunscreen, bug spray, and a first-aid kit. All volunteers will need to wear loose comfortable clothing, and sturdy closed-toe shoes such as sneakers or work/hiking boots.

Work Environment: This project will take place on a hill with a steep incline and uneven ground. We will be working outside so please dress for the weather. There is a restroom on location.

Volunteer Requirements: You must be at least 18 years old to volunteer. All volunteers will need to complete a volunteer release form that will be sent to them prior to the event.

Group Registration Information: Registration as a volunteer is first come, first served. All volunteers must register as individuals, but if you are a part of a group, please list the group in the "Registration Notes" when signing up.

Per department policy, this volunteer opportunity is not to be used towards court-appointed/ suggested community service hours.

Skills

Good Match For

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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