Sat, Jul 23|
Mead's Quarry (Adventure Camp)
Volunteer Workday on Ross Marble Quarry Loop 7/23/22 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Help the Natural Resource team protect and beautify Ijams!**
Time & Location
Jul 23, 2022, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
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.
Meet the Ijams Natural Resource Management team at Mead's Quarry Adventure Camp by 9:30 am and then hike to the Ross Marble Quarry Loop to remove some non-native invasive plants. Gloves and tools will be provided, but please wear closed-toed shoes, pants, 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 and 17 can participate in public volunteer workdays as long as they have a parent's or guardian's permission. Please email email@example.com for the permission sheet.