When: March 1 and/or March 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: New Library site next to the Post Office on Gushee

For a two days (March 1st and 2nd), Americorp volunteers will be helping us in our efforts to restore the land at the new library site. And you’re invited to join us!

Linda Skeff of the FLF Restoration Team will be there to teach us about the land restoration techniques.Orientation starts at noon on both Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2. Then you’re welcome to pitch in and join the Americorps team on clearing the land of invasive plant species. We will continue to pop out blackberry canes and spread wood chips.

Useful tools to bring include gloves, pruners, and spading forks.  

Hope to see you there!

Background information:

The Valley Women’s Club, San Lorenzo Valley Restoration Project, and Santa Cruz County Parks Collaborated to bring the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team this January through March 2017.  The team will engage in an ongoing effort to clear invasive flora to help heal riparian habitat throughout San Lorenzo Valley, including the Felton library site, Highlands Park and Quail Hollow Ranch.

AmeriCorps NCCC is a national program that enlists young adults from across the country who spend 10 months serving communities and developing leadership skills through direct, team-based national and community service. Their work focuses on disaster relief, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship, energy conservation, and urban and rural development.