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Removing Invasive Plants in Dudley Park with Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission

Monday, January 20th, 2020 from 8:30am to 1:00pm (ET)
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Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensDec 11, 2019 8:00am
Registration ClosesJan 18, 2020 9:00pm or when space runs out.
Age LimitFamily Friendly
Description
Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Athens MLK Day of Service! Below you will find details about the Day of Service and this specific project.

Event Schedule
Kick-off Celebration: 8:30AM - 9:30AM at the Clarke Central High School gymnasium (350 S. Milledge Avenue).
Volunteer Shift: 9:30AM - 1:00PM at Dudley Park (100 Dudley Park Road).
  • All participants are encouraged to carpool from the kickoff to their selected site, although MLK Day of Service organizers do not facilitate this. Individuals interested in carpooling should post on the discussion wall below.
  • All volunteers are encouraged to bring a canned food item to the kickoff event. Donations will benefit Campus Kitchen at UGA. Preferred items are dry pasta, broth, and rice.
Project Description
Volunteers will work to remove Chinese privet and other invasive plants along Trail Creek in Dudley Park. Volunteers will be using hand tools (loppers and small saws) and should wear long pants and closed-toed shoes. Gloves and tools will be provided.
  • This site is family-friendly, ages 13+.
  • Volunteers should bring a reusable water bottle.
  • Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and come dressed to get dirty.
Registration Notes
Children under 18 should be registered by their parent/guardian. All volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
We are not able to accommodate large group registrations. If you have a group that would like to volunteer at the same site, each individual must separately register through Engage Georgia.
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Requirements
No additional requirements
Requirement Details
Rain or shine!
PerksFirst 300 volunteers at the kickoff get biscuits and t-shirts!
Parking DetailsVolunteers will meet at the Clarke Central High School gym at 8:30am for the kick-off event and then carpool to Dudley Park around 9:30am.
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Start Address: Volunteers will meet at Clarke Central High School to check-in and eat breakfast before carpooling to their selected site., Clarke Central High School Gymnasium, 350 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605
End Address: Park towards the back of the park., Dudley Park, 100 Dudley Park Road, Athens, GA 30601