Air Potato Round-Up

FREE!

Date:  January 18, 2014  9 am – 12 noon

Location:  Snyder Park

3299 S.W. 4th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

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 50 people.  Kids and adults.  Volunteers 15 years old  and younger need adult supervision.

Calling all volunteers! Get your lassos ready to round up the invasive air potato bulbs in Snyder Park.  The air potato is taking over trees and shrubs, and not allowing native plants the space and light they need to grow.  Once the bulbs are gone, the park will be a better place for native trees and plants to flourish, and migrating birds, butterflies and other wildlife to thrive.

Participants will receive a t-shirt (while supplies last) and refreshments. Buckets will be provided.

Prizes will be awarded for the densest air potato as well as the heaviest bucket of air potatoes collected.

Due to the outdoor activity, it is recommended all volunteers wear a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent, plus bring their own water and snack.  Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants are recommended.

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If you need assistance registering a team or family to volunteer, you can contact jennifer@handsonbroward.org.

If you need additional program information, please contact joanstarr@kidsecologycorps.org

 

The Kids Ecology Corps at Snyder Park

3299 S.W. 4TH Avenue – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315 | Phone (954) 524-0366 E-mail: kec@kidsecologycorps.org

The Kids Ecology Corps is a program of Partners in Action, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1981, providing educational, cultural and leadership experience to young people encouraging immediate, positive, environmental action. And, continuous, determined action is making Environmental Harmony an idea whose time has come.
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