Stream bank brush clearing, 9 am-noon, 3/14, along County Hwy. H south of Mount Horeb. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first workday of 2015 A fun and friendly way to make a difference
Our first workday of the year will be on Saturday, March 14, on Pleasant Valley Branch along Dane County Rd H, about 1 1/2 miles south of County Rd. A. We will be finishing the stretch of the stream where we last left off. A map for this location can be found by clicking on this link: http://binged.it/1C9hu26
When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 9 a.m. to Noon (Chapter Approved Sawyers please arrive at 8:30).
What: Willow and invasive brush removal to benefit trout stream habitat. Also friendly camaraderie, donuts, coffee, hot cocoa and a chance to give back to the resource!
Where: Pleasant Valley Branch Creek - Take Hwy 151 west out of Madison, on the west side of Mt. Horeb take Hwy 78 south 6.5 miles to Dane County Road H, turn left (south) on Cty Rd.H, Cty Rd. H will join Cty Rd A in 2 miles, turn left and in 1/2 mile H turns right. Our work site is about 1 1/2 miles south of Cyt Rd A on Cty Rd. H. You could also take Hwy 69 south out of Verona to Cty Rd A (8.5 miles), turn right (west) and follow Cty Rd A all the way to Cty Rd H (14.8 miles), and turn left (south) and go 1 1/2 miles. See the map link above.
Bring: Work gloves, loppers, and hand saws if you have them; otherwise the chapter has equipment you can use. Waders and rubber boots are suggested as we will be working on both sides of the stream. If you don't have any, you can work on the road side of the stream.
Parking: Park on the east side of the road. If you have questions or think you can help, please contact Jim Hess (email@example.com) so we can get a volunteer count estimate.
Thank you. We look forward to seeing you there! Every workday you attend earns you an entry into the drawing for the Stream Keeper fly rod, custom-built by Jim Bartelt!
Mark your calendars for these future workdays: Saturday, April 4 Saturday, April 25 Saturday, May 9