There is no limit to how many people can volunteer for each event, and all work days are open to the public. However, we need an estimate of how many are coming and ask that all participants register at the links found below.
IMPORTANT: The park has multiple entrances, and we want you to find us. A map of the park (with the names of park entrances) can be found here.
October 18th (Sat) 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM: Brush management and trail work on the Pappy Dickens Preserve, led by Mike Fallon and John Kardos. Cutting and piling trees and shrubs along designated paths. Shaping and spreading mulch on path. Or cutting and piling honeysuckle shrubs and multiflora rose from woodland areas to encourage native plant growth. Please report to the parking lot of the North Dodge Hy Vee store. Please arrive on time. Late arrivals will be unable to join the group. See clothing suggestions and signup information below.
November 8th (Sat) 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM: Trash Cleanup on the Pappy Dickens Preserve, led by Casey Kohrt and Pete Kollasch. Removing old tires, metal, fencing, and debris from the site, and doing general cleanup of the area. Please report to the parking lot of the North Dodge HyVee store. Please arrive on time. Late arrivals will be unable to join the group. See clothing suggestions and signup information below.
Clothing Suggestion: For all events, wear closed-toed shoes, socks, and full length jeans. If you do not wear closed-toed shoes and long pants, you will be prevented from participating. Bring a pair of work gloves, water and a snack, if you can.
More information about our events and a map of the park, showing entrances, can be found at our website: http://www.hickoryhillpark.org/