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Environment, Children & Youth Education


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Age Minimum (with Adult) - 11, Minimum Age - 15+, Skill Category - N/A Verified Volunteers Level:

Serve the Environment at Snyder Park with Kids Ecology Corps

Kids Ecology Corps http://www.kidsecologycorps.org

Snyder Park is an urban forest and part of the Eastern United States Flyway zone visited by a variety of migratory birds. These migratory birds depend on the native plant and tree species in Snyder Park for shelter and food. Over the years, the numbers of Florida Natives have decreased significantly because the introduction of invasive exotic trees and plants.  The goal of the Snyder Park Project is to educate volunteers by participating in a service learning project that connects them with a real-world restoration project.

Volunteers will be doing Nature Trail maintenance - pruning plants and small trees, clearing paths of debris, and removing overgrown and invasive vines.

Important Volunteer Information:
  •     Proper attire is a t-shirt and long pants - things you do not mind getting dirty!
  •     No flip-flops or sandals. All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.
  •     Due to the outdoor activity, it is recommended all volunteers wear a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent, plus bring their own water and snack.
  •     All tools will be provided by Kids Ecology Corps; however, we would request that you bring a fresh pair of garden gloves to donate to a worthy cause!
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Volunteers 11-14 must have an adult volunteering alongside them; 15 and older may volunteer without adult present.



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