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Wildlands Conservancy: Steam Team Volunteer at Lehigh County
Wildlands Conservancy is maintaining vegetative areas along streams (riparian buffers) and helps ensure the survival of young, native trees in the forest buffer.
These vital areas improve water quality in local communities, reduce erosion and flooding concerns, and provide habitat for wildlife.
Stream Team is a series of volunteer opportunities on Fridays from June through September.
-maintain tubes placed over the trees to protect them from deer
-remove invasive vegetation
-be 16 years or older OR be accompanied by a parent/guardian if under 16
-be able to work outside for the duration of the shift, on uneven ground
-wear safe footwear and clothing that can get dirty
-Participants should be prepared for anticipated weather conditions. This event will generally be rain or shine with the exception of severe weather conditions.
-Gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided, but volunteers are welcome to bring their own.
–Participants should bring bug spray, sunscreen, and hats as desired to protect from the elements.
–Some locations will have restroom facilities, though others will not, so participants should plan accordingly.
Time: 8:00AM 12:00PM
Location: Parking for the event is located at Church View Road (40.495226, -75.483497).
To sign up for your desired shift(s), contact Nic Ziegler, Events and Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Stream Team Volunteer