Duck Creek Wild - Invasive Species Removal and Burn Prep | October 2, 2021

Event Date
Saturday - 10/02/2021
Start Time
8:00 am
End Time
11:00 am
Event Description

The City of Davenport's Duck Creek Wild Auxiliary Club will be focusing on removal of honeysuckle, clearing logs and burn breaks of debris in preparation for a prescribed burn of the Duck Creek riparian zone adjacent to Junge Park. 

Equipment and gloves are provided. No previous experience necessary. 

This is a great opportunity to restore habitat for essential pollinator species and to enjoy and protect our water resources. 

Who can Participate? This opportunity is open to anyone interested in beautifying Davenport, restoring pollinator habitat and protecting the health of our local waterways, No previous experience necessary. Individuals under the age of 18 must have adult supervision. 

Description of Project: Volunteers will be lopping down honeysuckle and removing logs and debris from the area in preparation for a prescribed burn. Weeding, and debris pickup consists of walking, bending kneeling, pulling, lopping and placing wastes in a bag and carries little hazard. Volunteers will receive appropriate tools and safety instructions before planting. 

Other Details: Any current CDC COVID-19 precautions in place will be observed. Masks are highly encouraged when volunteers cannot remain six feet apart. Volunteers should wear clothing appropriate for weather conditions and get dirty. 

Parking available at Junge Park in the West 35th Street lot located just east of Goodwill Service Center. The west lot is the furthest from Harrison and nearest to he volleyball courts on W 35th Street. 

Address
805 W 35th Street, Davenport, IA 52806
Event type
Invasive Species Removal, Light Duty Cleanup
Meet Up Location
Volunteers meet in the parking lot for Junge Park that is nearest to the volleyball courts and furthest from Harrison Street.
Registration for event
Name
If you have additional family members, add them below. If you have a large group, please contact us to get set up.
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Volunteer Three Name
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LIABILITY RELEASE AND WAIVER

 

  By registering for and participating in this cleanup I agree I will not hold any coordinating or sponsoring organization or their officers, employees and agents, or any other volunteer associated with any cleanup activities whether as a result of their negligence or the negligence of others, responsible for any  injuries or damages that may occur as a result of participation.

 

understand and agree the activity I am participating in is one where the possibility exists, however slight, that injury could occur. I am in adequate physical condition to engage in this activity.

I give permission for my likeness captured on video, photo and digital camera during ­­the event to be used solely for the purposes of promoting the event on their Web site or in any promotional material or publications, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership.

I understand this is a volunteer activity and will receive no compensation of any kind for labor rendered during this cleanup. 

I have completed this release and waiver for myself and my child/children under the age of 18.