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Wildlands Conservancy – Stream Team Volunteer at Trexler Nature Preserve, Mill Creek
Stream Team volunteers help maintain 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 where we will work will have restroom facilities, though others will not, so participants should plan accordingly.
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Parking for the event is located near Old Packhouse Rd. by pulling off along access road (40.663282, -75.619612).
To sign up for your desired shift(s), contact Nic Ziegler, Events and Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com with the subject line: Stream Team Volunteer
This event is part of the Stream Team Volunteer Series. Visit www.wildlandspa.org/streamteam for more Stream Team opportunities.
Feeling inspired to make a splash through watershed protection? Visit DLNHC’s new Take Action page to discover how you can protect and advocate for water quality in your community!