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Volunteer Opportunity

Limber Pine Planting Event

Application or Registration Deadline: 04/26/2024
Project Date: Sat, April 27, 2024 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Opportunity Type: One-Time Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Location:

Near Nederland

Program Summary:

Limber pine is an ecologically valuable species serving many functional roles in higher elevation ecosystems. Across its range, limber pine is facing multiple threats including mountain pine beetle, white pine blister rust, and dwarf mistletoe. The presence of these agents individually can lead to extensive tree mortality, their combined impact can be even more devastating, posing a significant threat to the long-term sustainability of the species. One strategy to aid in the recovery of the species is to get more limber pine on the landscape by planting seedlings.

Volunteers are needed to plant limber pine seedlings on one of our mountain properties.

Contact:

Shane Milne
smilne@bouldercounty.gov
303-678-6089

Application Process:

Register

Registration is required through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s volunteer and event registration system. If you’re new to the system, you’ll need to create an account. But it’s easy and we only use your contact information to communicate about events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.