Sat, Feb 26|
Mead's Quarry (Adventure Camp)
Volunteer Trail Workday on Tharp Trace 2/26/22 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Help the Natural Resource team protect and beautify Ijams!**
Time & Location
Feb 26, 2022, 9:30 AM – 12:30 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.
Head to the Trace! Meet the Ijams Natural Resource team at Mead's Quarry Adventure Camp by 9:30 am and then hike up Tharp Trace to remove woody invasive plants and clear the way for the new trail that will address erosion issues! Gloves and tools will be provided. but please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants, and long-sleeved shirts (protection from thorns and poison ivy), and 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 volunteers 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for the permission sheet.