Sat, Nov 13 | Mead's Quarry (Adventure Camp)

Public Volunteer Workday on Tharp Trace 11/13/21 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Help the Natural Resource Team protect and beautify Ijams!**
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Public Volunteer Workday on Tharp Trace 11/13/21 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Time & Location

Nov 13, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Mead's Quarry (Adventure Camp), 3518 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

About the Event

**NOTE: This session is limited to 15 participants. If you are not registered and there are 15 participants, you will be asked to come another time or will be given a different assignment.

Volunteers will meet at Mead's Quarry Adventure Camp and then hike up Tharp Trace to continue removing woody invasive plants along the trail's corridor. The goal of this work is not only to eradicate harmful invasives but also improve the view of Mead's Quarry Lake. Wear closed-toed shoes, long-sleeved shirts and pants to protect yourself from thorns and poison ivy. BRING WATER!

Please bring the following: water, appropriate clothing/footwear, and a mask if you have one (the Ijams Visitor Center has simple disposable masks if you come without one). Masks will only be necessary when we are within six feet of each other. If you are exhibiting any sign of fever or illness, do not participate in this workday. Tools and gloves will be provided.

Meeting Spot: Mead's Quarry Parking Lot (Adventure Camp)

3518 Island Home Ave. Knoxville, TN 37920

Those who are under 16 years old cannot volunteer by themselves at Ijams; they must be accompanied by an adult for all volunteer opportunities.

Those who are 16 & 17 can participate in public volunteer workdays as long as they have a parent's or guardian's permission. Please email sshorey@ijams.org for the permission sheet. Thank you!

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