Come lend a hand restoring the headwater streams of the Hubbard Brook in Windsor VT by partnering with Vermont Fish & Wildlife and Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) to plant trees and remove invasive species on the Windsor Grasslands WMA.
The goal is to improve water quality and the long-term health of the watershed by establishing a mix of native, wildlife-friendly trees and shrubs along the 2.5 acres of land next to the streams.
When: Friday, October 26, 2018, 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Windsor Grasslands WMA, 1192 Marton Road, Windsor, Vermont
12:00 – 1:00 Join department and VYCC staff for lunch (Bring your own lunch)
1:00 – 3:30 Get your hands dirty pulling, planting and watering (Stay for as long as you like)
Equipment will be provided but you’re encourage to bring your own tools including shovels, hand saws and lopping shears. Suitable work clothes and gloves are required.
Registration is required and limited to the first 35 individuals who sign-up.
Support for this project comes from the generous donations to the Vermont Habitat Stamp – a program to protect, restore and improve Vermont’s wild places.