Upcoming Event

Invasive Control at Little Beaver Creek Prairie

23 Sep 2023

09:00 am

Saturday, September 16

Location: Little Beaver Creek Prairie

  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Parking: Dayton Islamic School, 3655 E Patterson Rd, 45430 (SEE MAP)
  • Activity: Narrow-leaved cattail control by cutting them down to the ground. Bring your favorite tool for this – manual hedge shears/clippers, machete, or loppers  
  • Notes: Some will be cutting the green stalks down to the ground and the others will haul the cuttings to a designated site.
  • Volunteers needed!
  • The embankment is located on the City of Beavercreek property. Please print, sign and bring the city’s LIABILITY WAIVER. Those working near the embankment must wear a safety vest.
  • All field volunteers must sign the BCWA liability waiver. If you have not signed it for 2023, please Submit Yours Online.
  • Upon arrival to a volunteer event, please submit your volunteer hours by scanning the QR Code provided by the crew leader. You may also Click Here to Submit Hours.
  • Water bottle
  • Tools – BCWA has some if you do not
  • Long sleeves and long pants
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Work and/or Rubber boots
  • Hat
  • Gloves

CANCELLATION POLICY – Assume any outdoor activity is cancelled during a thunderstorm or heavy rain.

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