Almaden Lake Park Weed Prevention March 25, 2009

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009  |  Updated 8:48 PM PDT
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Almaden Lake Park Weed Prevention March 25, 2009

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Join NBC Bay Area on Wednesday, March 25 at Almaden Lake Park and help us preserve the lake's natural beauty.

This project entails spreading woodchips along trails and other areas at Almaden Lake park in an effort to prevent invasive weeds and brush vegetation from encroaching on the park's plants and trees.

Overgrown vegetation becomes dry brush that may fuel fires in the summer.  By helping to prevent weed growth, you're also reducing the need for chemical sprays to keep invasive plants at bay.

This project is great for individuals or small groups, but it's a school day, so it's for adults 18+ only.

Please be sure to print the waiver below and bring it with you on the day of the event.

Releases/waivers:  Click here to download the release form

(Registration Closed)

Project Details:
Date: 3/25/09
Time: 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Max number of volunteers: 50
Age restrictions:  18 +
Type of work: Clean Up, Weed/Dry Brush prevention; due to recent rain, help clean up debris that washed up along swimming area and trail.
Recommended attire: Long pants and sleeves; Wear closed-toe boots or shoes.  No flip-flops or shorts.
Beverages provided: Water will be available; please bring your sports mug and help us reduce trash.
Parking:  Free parking available at Almaden Lake Park
Public Transportation Options:  VTA Light Rail route 900 to Almaden Station
Rain contingencies:  In the event of heavy rain, the project will be cancelled. 
Note:  We will be videotaping the event for news and promotional purposes

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