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Volunteer with us at Porter West!

Porter West Preserve (Monroe County)
Wednesday, November 29th 2-4 pm

Thanks for volunteering
to help maintain habitat at our preserves and gain hands-on experience in land stewardship! Weed Wrangle events are fun and educational opportunities to learn how to identify and control the invasive plants that are negatively impacting natural areas and other green spaces. The focus for this work day will be the identification and control of woody invasive plants.

Visit our website for additional details and directions.

Unless otherwise specified, the following is recommended:

  • Wear long pants, long sleeves, and sturdy shoes or boots with good traction
  • Dress appropriately for being outdoors based on the weather forecast, layering is recommended
  • Wear sun-screen, a brimmed hat, or other clothing to shield from the sun
  • Wear work gloves, some will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own
  • Use 'bug' repellent to protect against tick and insect bites, bring your own or some will be available to use.
  • Bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated, water for refill and other refreshments will also be available
  • Please keep in mind that there are no restrooms at Sycamore's preserves.
  • In the event of unsafe weather conditions, this event will be cancelled or rescheduled with advance notices given

Due to limited parking, attendees may be asked to meet at a separate location in order to carpool and caravan to the preserve. Be on the lookout for more information in the reminder email prior to the event.


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Including you. If you will be traveling in more than one vehicle, please submit a separate registration for each vehicle.

Please list the first and last names of anyone attending with you in the same vehicle. If any are children under the age of 16, please include their age so our event leaders can prepare accordingly.
As the adult participant and/or parent/guardian of the minor participant(s) indicated, I understand that a liability waiver and photo release will be required to be signed in person at the start of the event.