• Botany • Construction/Maintenance • Soil/Watershed • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Make Big Cypress more beautiful! Pick up downed vegetation. Move vegetation to appropriate location that is away from sidewalks, parking lots or other areas where visitors walk. Must be able to pick up loads of at least 10 pounds. Trim native and non-native vegetation using appropriate tools. Pull out or dig up non-native vegetation. May be planting native vegetation. Must be able to use hand trowels, lopers, and shovels. Must be able to bend and kneel as appropriate.
Time requirement: 2 to 8 hours/day. May do once, one day/week or more often as needed.
Must wear appropiate clothing-light weight long pants and closed-toed shoes (no sandals). Wearing a light weight long-sleeved shirt is also recommended.
Must bring a filled water container. If volunteering longer than four hours should bring a lunch also.