FRIENDS VOLUNTEERS CORPS

Would you like to join Friends in supporting land management activities at the NCTC campus? We will have volunteer opportunities monthly for Friends to participate in various activities.  Come out and make a difference!

UPCOMING FRIENDS VOLUNTEERS CORPS EVENTS

Pollinator Garden & Reforestation Area

Deer Hunt

OCTOBER 16, 2018, 1:00-5:00 PM

Meet at the entry of the auditorium.

Volunteer in the pollinator garden and an area that needs reforestation work.

VOLUNTEER FOR DEER CHECK STATION AT SUPPORT SERVICES

Saturdays, Morning shift-5:30am-12:00pm, Afternoon shift-12:00pm-7:30pm (6:30 pm after daylight savings)

OCTOBER 13
OCTOBER 27
NOVEMBER 10
DECEMBER 15



VOLUNTEER FOR DEER SPOTLIGHT SURVEYS
Drive through campus and count deer
Evenings 6:00-8:00pm

NOVEMBER 7
NOVEMBER 13
NOVEMBER 15 BACKUP DATE IF OTHER DAYS ARE RAINED OUT


IF INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING FOR THESE EVENTS, EMAIL phil_pannill@fws.gov 


TYPES OF ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED 

FOREST REFORESTATION

* Preparations
* Planting
* Tree & Shrub Maintenance
* Deer Protection
* Pruning

PRESCRIBED BURNING

* Site preparation
* Post-burn clean-up (while site is easy to see and access)

NATIVE PLANT LANDSCAPING

* Site Preparation
* Planting
* Maintenance

INVASIVE PLANT CONTROL

* Detection and mapping
* Control

DEER HUNT

* Prepare tree stands, trails, stand sites (September-October)
* Decommission tree stands (January-March



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