Trailside: Redwood Natural Area
- Posted on February 4, 2015
- in 2016 Trailside Conservation Projects
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Arrive by 8:45 am on May 12, 2016. Work will begin at 9 am.
The project will take place at 3000 S. Lester Street, West Valley, UT 84119 in Salt Lake County. Park in the Redwood Park parking lot on Lester Street and approximately 3000 South. Volunteers will gather by the pavilion to the east of the parking lot for further direction. Volunteers must be ready to walk approximately 1/4 of a mile into the Redwood Natural Area site. Work will take place within the Redwood Natural Area.
Please join Salt Lake County and Tree Utah 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 remove invasive Russian olive and tamarisk with hand clippers or loppers. 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
- Long pants
- Long-sleeved shirt
- Closed-toe shoes (sturdy and okay to get muddy)
- Rain gear if it looks rainy
What to bring
- Completed Volunteer Agreement
- Hand Trimmers
- Wheel barrow (optional)
- Hoe (optional)
- Hard Rake (optional)
- Sense of adventure and pride
We will provide
- Trash Bags
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