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2020 Social Events
Social Event Name Day(s) Date(s)
Mock Seed Collection Wednesday Jan 08, 2020

Off-Season Briefing Luncheon - 1K Circle Friday Jan 24, 2020

Team Night - Larimer County Friday Feb 21, 2020

Team Night - Boulder County Saturday Feb 22, 2020

Mock Seed Collection

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Afternoon    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Minimum Age: 8 (more info)
Sponsors
City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP)
Date(s):
Wednesday Jan 08, 2020 - Number of Volunteers: 20
Using native seeds in re-vegetation efforts is essential to restoring native plant diversity. Some native species are not available commercially, are too expensive, or the available seeds are not ecologically appropriate.

Volunteers will help ensure the success of future restoration projects by hand-collecting seeds from a variety of native species, including grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs. You will work in small groups led by an experienced crew leader. All supplies will be provided by WRV and the partner agency. Work will include hiking, sitting, squatting, standing, and bending. Local botanists will be working on site and will provide identification of wildflowers and other native plants during the project.

Our collected seeds will be used in local habitat restoration projects, or may be grown out in an agricultural setting to increase them 100 or 1000 fold, vastly increasing the amount of locally-adapted seed that is available for local restoration projects.

LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED!

This project is in Boulder County. The exact location of seed collections can only be determined 2-3 days prior to each event, given the varying growth rates of the many species we collect. Local botanists visit many sites and closely follow the seed development of many species--we appreciate your patience! Once you register, you'll receive info 2-3 days prior about the location, directions and species you'll be collecting.


*If you are trained, and would like to serve as a Crew Leader or Greeter please email Erica (erica@wlrv.org) after registering.


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Off-Season Briefing Luncheon - 1K Circle

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Morning
Date(s):
Friday Jan 24, 2020 - Number of Volunteers: 16
Thank you so much for being part of WRV's 1K Circle! As such, you are invited to a lunch reception with WRV Executive Director Katherine Thompson, and members of the WRV staff, for our off-season briefing! Please join us to:

Hear some of the best stories, see some photos and learn about results from WRV's work in 2019
Meet others who are invested in land stewardship and community through WRV
Hear some exciting ideas about the future of WRV
Speak with WRV staff members
Enjoy food and drink

The lunch will be held January 24 in from 11 AM until 1 PM. You will not be asked for money, or to volunteer, at this event; it is a time to reflect on the past year.

Please reply to this message with a simple "yes" or "no" to RSVP.


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Team Night - Larimer County

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 12 (more info)
Date(s):
Friday Feb 21, 2020 - Number of Volunteers: 40
Calling all WRV Leaders and all new people interested in leadership!

Join us to launch the 2020 project season at our Friday evening Team Night event. It's a wonderful way to catch up with friends and meet new ones over great food and get a sneak peak of the project season. As always, we will invite leaders to sign up for leader roles throughout the coming season and opportunities for advanced skills training and more.

Our Fort Collins Team Night will again be held at Grey Rock Commons. We encourage you to bring new folks who you think would make a great leader. Team night is a great evening for new leaders to register for spring trainings and to learn about leadership opportunities at WRV.

Can't make it? Sign up for our our Saturday evening Team Night season kickoff in Boulder County on February 22.

INTEREST IN BECOMING A LEADER?
If you've not been a leader yet, or never attended Team Night before, this is a great way to get to know other leaders and get involved on a more in-depth level with WRV. You'll have a chance to talk with others about training to be a leader in many roles, and what their personal experiences have been as leaders on WRV projects.


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Social Event
Team Night - Boulder County

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Full Day
Date(s):
Saturday Feb 22, 2020 - Number of Volunteers: 80
Calling all WRV Leaders!

Join us to launch the 2020 project season at our Saturday evening Team Night event. It's a wonderful way to catch up with old friends over great food and get a sneak peek of the project season. As always, we will invite leaders to sign up for leader roles throughout the coming season. Also keep an eye out for optional leader summit activities earlier in the afternoon.

Our Boulder Team Night will again be held at St John's Episcopal Church, 1419 Pine St. We encourage you to bring new folks who you think would make a great leader. Team Night is a great evening for new leaders to register for spring trainings and to learn one-on-one about leadership opportunities with WRV.

Can't make it? Join us for our Friday evening Team Night event in Fort Collins on February 21.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LEADER?
If you've not been a leader yet, or never attended Team Night before, this is a great way to get to know other leaders and get involved on a more in-depth level with WRV. You'll have a chance to talk with others about training to be a leader in many roles, and what their personal experiences have been as leaders on WRV projects.


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