Youth Volunteers for Conservation (YV4C) Fall Semester 2023
- 12/09/2023 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Calling all High Schoolers! Come join Youth Volunteers for Conservation (YV4C) and explore Dane County Parks while contributing to conservation. We host monthly Wednesday (5:30pm-7:30pm) and Saturday (10:00am-12:00pm) workday events with occasional educational events. Workdays include: prairie seed collection, invasive brush removal, and invasive weed removal. Student volunteers have to opportunity to gain on-the-ground experience in land conservation, build leadership skills, and make new friends. No experience is needed. All tools and training provided.
Please sign-up prior to joining our workday: https://signup.com/go/ckksRLe/. This lets us know how many tools and snacks to bring and who to contact if we need to cancel a workday.
What to Bring (more detailed on event sign-up):
- Waiver is needed to participate. If you do not have one on file, complete electronically and email to YV4C Coordinator or print and bring to workday.
- Clothing: check the weather and dress appropriately. Close-toed shoes and long pants are required. Long sleeves recommended.
-Wednesday August 30th - 10:00am-12:00pm - Seed Collection - Lake Farm County Park - W.G. Lunney Lake Farm Park Shelter #3.Meet in front of Shelter. 4401 Libby Rd, Madison, WI 53711.
-Saturday September 16th - 10:00am-12:00pm - Pollinator Education Event - Yahara Heights - Intersection of Riverview Drive and Caton Lane. 5133 Caton Ln, Waunakee, WI 53597
-Wednesday September 20th - 5:30pm-7:30pm - Seed Collection - Pheasant Branch Conservancy - Parking Lot off of Pheasant Branch Road, west of Frederick's Hill. 4864 Pheasant Branch Rd, Middleton, WI 53562
-Saturday October 7th - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Seed Collection - McCarthy Youth and Conservation Park - Parking lot. 4841 Co Hwy TT, Cottage Grove, WI 53527
-Wednesday October 18th - 5:30pm-7:30pm - Seed Cleaning - Lake Farm County Park - Libby Road DCP Facilities Garage Bay 2. 4401 Libby Road, Madison, WI
-Saturday November 4th - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Seed Cleaning - Lake Farm County Park - Libby Road DCP Facilities Garage Bay 2. 4401 Libby Road, Madison, WI
-Wednesday November 15th - 5:30pm-7:30pm - Seed Cleaning - Lake Farm County Park - Libby Road DCP Facilities Garage Bay 2. 4401 Libby Road, Madison, WI
-Saturday December 9th - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Brush Removal - Pheasant Branch Conservancy - Parking Lot off of Pheasant Branch Road, west of Frederick's Hill. 4864 Pheasant Branch Rd, Middleton, WI 53562
YV4C Coordinator: Shala Pence (608) 220-9678 email@example.com
Categories: Health & Fitness, Parks, Volunteer