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Volunteer – Stream Clean
Bear Creek Preserve | Sun, July 28, 2019, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Miles of sparkling streams flow through Natural Lands’ picturesque Bear Creek Preserve. Occasionally, they need a little help from volunteers in removing trash and debris to keep them beautiful and healthy.
Join staff and fellow volunteers in a summer stream cleanup of Shades Creek. We’ll provide trash bags – and hoagie lunch, too! – just bring shoes that are ok to get soaked.
Bear Creek Preserve is a vast expanse of forests and steep stream valleys in the Lehigh River Watershed. Larger than many state parks, the preserve is a mosaic of diverse, thriving habitats and plant communities, including several rare species. The land provides vital habitat for native wildlife, including black bear, coyote, Bald Eagle, and many species of migratory songbirds. Bear Creek Preserve is part of a larger landscape of protected lands and popular recreation areas, including state parks and gamelands, that spans more than 150,000 acres.
- Dress for the season and wear sturdy shoes.
- Wear long pants and long sleeved shirts—poison ivy and brambles may be present.
- Bring a water bottle.
- Ticks and bugs are possible; bug spray recommended.
- Please leave your four-legged friends at home.
- No experience necessary; instruction will be provided.
- Tools and gloves will be provided; bring your own if you’d like.
- Suitable for ages 12+; minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
- Be prepared to walk on uneven terrain, and get dirty.
Event is free. Please complete and submit the secure, online registration form below to let us know you are coming, or contact Debbie Beer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-353-5587 ext. 266.
Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.
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