Service in May

Overview

We will be working outside and enjoying the (hopefully) beautiful Spring weather in Colorado while making a difference in Boulder County's open space. This year projects will include working on agricultural land, but might include seed collection, trail work, or building picnic areas.  Be prepared for hard, but rewarding work with immediate results. Participants should be prepared with a good attitude, some clothes that can get dirty and are appropriate for the weather, and a mode of transportation that could take you to different county open space sites each day.
  • Pre-meeting May 3
    • Ice Breaker-Name, something awesome about you, why you chose Boulder County Parks and Open Space
    • Collect Names, numbers, emails
    • Plan Carpools amongst yourselves-10 student seats are available with Andy and Eric
    • Possible Projects:

Seed Collection

Forestry Volunteer Projects

























Boulder County Open Space and Mountain Parks

Boulder County Open Space 25 Years


























  • Service Days May 8, 9, 10, 11
    • Where?-Monday-Cure Organic Farm (7416 Valmont Rd., Boulder.), Tuesday/Wednesday Agricultural Heritage Center (8348 Ute Hwy, Longmont, CO 80503), Thursday-Chautauqua Hike (everyone meets at NVHS)
    • When?-Meet at 8:30AM at New Vista for a Ride or at service site at 9AM dismissal is at 3pm from the service sites.
    • What?-Hard work  
    • Weather - Weather in May is usually nice, but can be unpredictable.  Although we will be relatively close to the trailhead it is important that you bring warm and waterproof clothing, we will try to complete the work in slightly inclement weather (cold, light rain, wind).  Dressing in removable layers of non-cotton clothing will help you stay dry and comfortable.  I would suggest checking the forecast before the project at www.noaa.org and search Broomfield, CO.  Even if the forecast predicts bad weather, please plan on attending.  If we do decide to postpone or cancel this project, I will let you know as soon as possible.
    • What You Bring: Work clothes, Drinking water/bottle (1-2 liters), Sturdy shoes/boots, Sunscreen, Work gloves (if you have them), Layers of clothes, Rain gear, Binoculars or camera (optional)
    • We will provide: Water, Snacks, Work Gloves, First Aid Kit, Tools
    • Commitment - Your participation is greatly appreciated; it is also the most important component of a volunteer project.  Please plan on attending.  If something comes up and you cannot make this event, please let me know as soon as possible.
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stephensteach,
May 4, 2017, 12:44 PM
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stephensteach,
Mar 26, 2014, 7:43 AM