Weed 'Em Out Volunteer Project

Applications closing on May 17, 2020, 08:00 AM

  • Volunteer TypeGreat Outdoors

Protect our open spaces from alien invaders. Volunteers will arrive in a city park and learn about noxious weeds and how they are impacting natural areas along the Front Range. After learning about these nasty weeds, volunteers will spend time pulling them at the location.

Three volunteers remove trash from a park.
 

Date and Time

May 2020, 8 a.m.-noon (Date TBA)

Dress Code

Long pants, gloves, a hat, long sleeve shirt, and hiking boots are all recommended. Sunscreen and water bottle are also recommended. 

Orientation

Orientation will be from 8-8:30 a.m. 

Food and Beverage

Coffee, water, and snacks will be served from 8:00 am – 9:00 am. Popsicles will be served at noon. 

Job Description

1. Weed Education
    Learn about noxious weeds and see what weeds need to be pulled in the park.

2. Pull Noxious Weeds
    Use the recently learned information about weeds to go out and help control the weed problem at the location.

3. Enjoy a Snack 
    Enjoy a popsicle and reflect on a great day's work. 

Sign-up

A volunteer registration form will be available in Spring 2020. Contact Bear Creek Lake Park staff at (303)697-6159 or bclp@lakewood.org with questions.