Trailside: Northwest Middle School


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Volunteer Group

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Smith’s

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Time

Arrive by 8:45 am on May 12, 2016. Work will begin at 9 am.

Location

The project will take place at 1750 N Redwood Road (1700 W), Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County. Park in the parking lot to the north of the Northwest Middle School off of Redwood Road, adjacent to the trail entrance. Volunteers will gather by the Jordan River Parkway trail entrance for further direction.

Description

Please join Salt Lake City for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor and remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags. Volunteers may also be asked to spread native grass seed and wildflowers in bare areas or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration. At the end of the day, volunteers will learn about the Jordan River Parkway, native flora and fauna on the site, and Jordan River-based restoration.

Volunteers should wear
  • Sunblock
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hat
  • Closed-toe shoes (sturdy and okay to get muddy)
  • Rain gear if it looks rainy
What to bring
  • Completed Volunteer Agreement
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Shovel
  • Gloves
  • Wheel barrow (optional)
  • Hoe (optional)
  • Hard Rake (optional)
  • Sense of adventure and pride
We will provide
  • Water
  • Trash Bags
  • Snacks

Coordinator

Scott Granger | scott.granger@slcgov.com | 801-514-5089

Sherilyn Hirschi | sherilyn.hirschi@slcgov.com | 801-972-7809

 


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