So long, shrubs! Part 2
Help us say goodbye to invasive shrubs at NCC’s Hudgin-Rose property!November 4, 2022
Ostrander Point - Hudgin-Rose Property, Ontario
Milford, Ontario (GPS coordinates: 43.910198°N, -76.992196°W)
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
You will help Nature Conservancy of Canada staff hand-pull and hand-cut invasive shrubs like buckthorn, lilac and honeysuckle to ensure that the native plants and birds continue to flourish at Ostrander Point. This will involve bending and pulling motions, as well as a short 1-kilometre hike from the parking area to the event site.
Moderate fitness level required.
|There are no toilets on site.|
|All tools will be provided by NCC.||Water and snacks will be provided.|
- rubber boots or sturdy close-toed shoes you don’t mind getting muddy
- gardening/work gloves if you have them
- long pants made of durable material (e.g. denim)
- long sleeves made of durable material (recommended for working around thorny shrubs)
- hat with a brim
- sunglasses or safety glasses
- raincoat and rain pants (just in case)
- water bottle
- sunscreen/bug spray
Additional event details, including directions and parking instructions, will be provided after registration. Please look for three emails with event information; they will be sent immediately after registration (scroll to the bottom of the email for the participant package), then reminders one week, and then one day before the event. The emails may get filtered into your spam or junk folders. If you do not receive the correspondence with the event details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
No previous experience is required. This event will proceed rain or shine, so please dress for the conditions: rubber boots or shoes you don’t mind getting wet or dirty, long layers of comfortable clothing you don’t mind getting dirty, a hat and a change of dry clothes (just in case).
To allow us to plan for a safe, successful and enjoyable day in the field together, all participants must register in advance of the event. As space is limited and spots fill up fast, register today to confirm your attendance.
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Thank you, Canada Life! Their support over the last 13 years has helped double the size of the Conservation Volunteers program.