Planting Party- Kissimmee Civic Center Pond
Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Help protect our lake, Lake Tohopekaliga, and the Everglades! You will be making a difference in our community!
Volunteers are needed to help plant wetland plants along the pond edge for wildlife habitat and water quality protection. Learn about aquascaping, wetland plants and common birds that will visit the pond in the future.
Location: Park north of new Civic Center Pond, enter off Tohopekaliga from Drury Avenue and park in grass parking area southeast of Civic Center. There is no access from Civic Center or Library parking area due to another event.
Who: Youth and adult volunteers are needed. Groups (scouts, clubs, classes, business teams) are invited. This activity qualifies for volunteer hours for Bright Futures Scholarships and other programs needing volunteers. Youth should be accompanied by an adult and must bring a liability wavier signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate.
What to bring: Download, print and sign the liability wavier for each participant and bring with you to save time. Water bottle, snack, sun screen, camera, work gloves, (optional-mop bucket or 5 gallon bucket with your name on it, small garden trowel labeled with your name on it)
What to wear: Clothes and shoes that can get wet, hat, sunglasses.