Blueweed Blitz | Pincher Creek, Alberta
Appropriate Ages for Volunteer Opportunity
10 - 80
Blueweed Blitz is an annual event where volunteers travel with landowners to remote sections of the Pincher Creek. Averaging over 70 volunteers annually, volunteers pick, bag and remove noxious and invasive weeds from the shoreline of the Pincher Creek.
Volunteers arrive at a central location at 9:30 AM to be assigned to a section of the creek and a landowner volunteer. Afterwards, everyone returns for an Alberta Beef dinner and cool beverages to end off the day of improving the health of the Pincher Creek and it's watershed.
Tools are distributed at the meeting place and you are driven to your area where you spend the day removing these invasive species.
Expenses Volunteer Should Expect
No expenses. Tools are provided. Afterwards, there is an appreciation dinner for all of the volunteers.
Special Skills that May be Required or Helpful
Passion to improve the health of the watershed and surrounding areas.
Types of Volunteer Work Available
Weed Pickers, strong hands, solid work effort and determination.
Typical Size of Groups
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