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Forest Steward workshop
06/15/2019 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Learn valuable ecological skills as a Forest Steward!
The goal of this workshop is to offer a hands-on learning experience within Bee Tree Preserve on invasive plant identification, successful removal techniques, native plant identification and installation. This FREE event is made possible by a conservation grant from the MD Mountain Club Lester Miles Fund, and by a partnership with the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) and Bee Tree Preserve management.
No experience is necessary! We are looking for middle, high, and college level students, community residents, Scouts, and outdoors people who care about our waterways and the Chesapeake Bay! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Do you want to receive community service hours? Then join us and become a Forest Steward for the day. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old.
Registration deadline is Wednesday June 12th. Space limited to 30 volunteers. Questions? Contact Tiiu Mayer by email.
When: Saturday June 15, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. Please arrive by 9:15 to sign-in and receive instructions.
What to bring: Remember to wear sturdy shoes, bring a hat and clothes that can get dirty. Bring your own lunch and water. We will break for lunch around noon.
Directions: Bee Tree Preserve – located off the west side of York Road between Parkton and Maryland Line. Take I-83 N to exit 33 York Rd North, route 45. Turn left at ramp onto Rt. 45. Go about 1 mile and make a left on Kauffman Road. Go straight at the 4- way intersection, staying on Kauffman Road. Go to bottom of hill on Kauffman road, and park at pavilion lot on left.