Spring Volunteer Projects 2020

 

 

 

 

We have a bunch of transplanting to get done in our Native Plant Nursery this 2020 Spring Season, and could use your help!

 

Dates & Times

March

Due to concerns over the recent spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are unfortunately cancelling MARCH volunteer events and volunteer involvement at HPEC until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience, and please feel free to reach out to info@suburbitat.org with any questions!

 

April

Due to concerns over the recent spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are unfortunately cancelling APRIL volunteer events and volunteer involvement at HPEC until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience, and please feel free to reach out to info@suburbitat.org with any questions!

 

May

5/9, 8:30am – 11:30am: Transplant Native Plants (INSIDE/OUTSIDE), HPEC Greenhouse & Nursery

May 2nd, 16th, & 30th: 8:30am – 3pm: Plant Sales & Habitat Fair
(OUTSIDE), HPEC Property:
 Volunteer & help out at our Plant Sales (MAY 2nd, 16th, & 30th) and Habitat Fair (5/16 ONLY)- A Great Option for Students who Need Community Service for a Class or Graduation!
If interested, please reach out to Lauren@suburbitat.org to Sign Up!

 

We will meet at the HPEC Visitor’s Center to sign in, grab water, and chat about project objectives before each volunteer opportunity begins.

There is no need to register for these projects, but please reach out to Lauren@suburbitat.org if you have any questions.

 

Volunteer Expectations:

Age Requirements:

  • Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at each project.
  • Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a Release Form before each project.

Communication:

  • Inform us of any injuries, illnesses, or allergies- Please keep in mind that we have multiple bee hives on site!
  • Communicate hours worked to the Community Services Coordinator.
  • Inform us of any foul play or vandalism to HPEC’s property.

Work Requirements:

  • Stay on task in the area you were assigned to work.
  • If you do not understand or remember a task, please ask us to clarify.
  • Gear:
    • Layers- Dress For Inclement Weather
    • Closed-Toed Shoes
    • Water Bottle (water fountain on site)
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses & Hat/something to cover your head
    • Food or Snacks if needed

 

High Plains Environmental Center
2698 Bluestem Willow Dr.
Loveland, CO 80538

Directions to the High Plains Environmental Center:

From I-25 take the Loveland/Highway 34 exit. Head west on 34 to Boyd Lake Road, go north on Boyd Lake to the 2nd roundabout, head east on Long Pine Lake Drive to the end of Long Pine Lake and park on the surrounding streets.