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Fall 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Get outdoors! Join the Timucuan Parks Foundation in helping their park partners with volunteer shoreline and park cleanups, trail maintenance, construction projects, and outreach.

 Volunteer Project – Trail Maintenance and Fence Clearing at Jacksonville’s National Park Service Headquarters

 WHEN?     Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9 am to 12 noon

WHERE?    National Park Service Headquarters, Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, 13165 M. Pleasant Road, Jacksonville, 32225. There are two driveways, right next to each other.  Facing them, the one on the right goes to the Theodore Roosevelt Area. Please take the one to the left and park in one of the spots along the driveway into the headquarters building.  We will meet on the front porch of the HQ.

WHAT?    Lopping and chopping and clearing along the fenceline in front of HQ and TRA.   Unfortunately, this is a project for volunteers 13 years and older – we will be fence clearing along Mt. Pleasant Road and in heavy underbrush inside the fenceline. Under 16, must be accompanied by a parent or leader. Ages 16 to 18 must have a waiver signed prior to working.  A waiver can be obtained by contacting info@timucuanparks.org.

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING? Wear closed-toed shoes and comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.  We recommend that you bring sunscreen, bugspray, a hat, sunglasses and a water bottle.  Please bring loppers and/or clippers and work gloves if you have them.

WHAT WE PROVIDE?   Work gloves, equipment and supplies, more bugspray, snacks, and water.

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS:  Timucuan Parks Foundation and the National Park Service.  Partial funding provided by REI and a National Parks Foundation/Outdoor Foundation Challenge grant.

CONTACT:  Felicia Boyd, Timucuan Parks Foundation, 904-463-1799, fboyd@timucuanparks.org, www.timucuanparks.org

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