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2015 Youth Educational Programs
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Youth Seed Cleaning with Boulder County Parks and Open Space - MLK Day of Service

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Easy    ●    Morning    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 10 (more info)

Date(s):
SaturdayJan 17, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 10

WRV will be hosting a Seed Cleaning Project in collaboration with Boulder County as part of the MLK Day of Service in Boulder. Youth will learn about the importance of local ecotype seeds, assist with the cleaning of seeds collected over the past season, and reflect on the importance of service.

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Youth Willow Harvest - Niwot High School

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Easy    ●    Morning    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 12 accompanied by adult (more info)

Date(s):
TuesdayApr 07, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 10

Youth from Niwot High School will help to harvest over 1,000 willows to use on upcoming flood restoration projects.

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Skyview Elementary Seed Ball Project

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Easy    ●    Morning    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 10 (more info)

Date(s):
ThursdayApr 09, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 40

Students from Skyview Elementary will learn about native seeds and seed dispersal. The students will then make seed balls for dispersal on a WRV project in Eldorado Canyon.

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Youth Willow Harvest - Boulder Prep High School

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Easy    ●    Morning    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 12 accompanied by adult (more info)

Date(s):
FridayApr 10, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 10

Youth from Boulder Prep High School will help to harvest over 1,000 willows to use on upcoming flood restoration projects.

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Earth Day - Youth of the Earth Festival

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Easy    ●    Partial Day

Date(s):
WednesdayApr 22, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 20

WRV will be running a seed ball station, engaging youth participants to help prepare hundreds of seed balls to be used for flood-related revegetation at Eldorado Canyon State Park.

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Broomfield Open Space Riparian Planting

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Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 10 accompanied by an adult (more info)
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Broomfield Open Space, City and County

Date(s):
FridayApr 24, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 10

Students from Legacy High School will restore habitat in The Commons Open Space by planting native cottonwood and willow whips. In 2009, non-native Russian olive trees were removed from the site and this year we plan to replant the area with native plant species. These native plants will provide important habitat for native wildlife.

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Youth Willow Nursery Planting - Big Thompson

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Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly

Date(s):
WednesdayMay 06, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 50

Youth from Brentwood Middle School in Greeley will help to plant hundreds of willows in WRV's Big Thompson Willow Nursery. The students will also learn about native ecosystems and the role WRV and the community are playing in restoring flood-damaged riparian areas.

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Feet on the Earth Restoration Project

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Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly

Date(s):
ThursdayMay 07, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 40

Youth from the organization, Feet on the Earth, will help to restore their property post-flood in Lefthand Canyon along Lefthand Creek. We will transplant willows and cottonwoods, remove invasive species, and plant native seeds.

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Youth Garlic Mustard Pull with Challenge School

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Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 12 (more info)

Date(s):
WednesdayMay 20, 2015 - Number of Volunteers: 15

Students from Challenge School will help to remove invasive Garlic Mustard from the banks of Four Mile Creek in partnership with Boulder Greenways.

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