Join SCA and Dr Pepper Snapple Group for a day of service at the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge. We have a variety of projects to tackle and we welcome all volunteers. Register online now.
With it’s key location on the Texas Gulf, Brazoria NWR is a rich meeting place of habitats – fresh water, salt marshes, bluestem prairies – and is home to more than 200 species of birds.
Projects at the location will include:
- Building an observation deck at Scoby Lake for viewing wildlife as well as year-round and migratory birds
- Building a trailhead kiosk
- Prep work for building a new picnic area
- When: Friday, October 5, 2012, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
- Check-in starts at 8:00 am
- Welcome remarks at 8:30 am
- Project begins at 8:45 am
- Lunch at 12:00 pm
- Resume project work at 1:00 pm
- Project wrap up at 3:00
- Where: Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, meet at the main entrance to the Hudson Woods Unit
- What: Prep work and bullding observation deck and trailhead kiosk
- Attire: Please dress in comfortable weather-appropriate clothing that you do not mind getting dirty. Volunteers should wear long sleeves, long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes and bring a hat and sunscreen.
- Provided: Training, tools, project materials, insect repellant, snacks, lunch, water, and beverages. A volunteer shirt and reusable water bottle will also be provided at the registration table the day of the event.
- Register online now.
- Important: SCA and DPS are aware of the recent upsurge in West Nile virus cases in Texas. While Brazoria County has had no reported cases – and the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge has had no problems with mosquitos – we are taking precautions to minimize the risk of bites. Approved insect repellant will be available at the event site. We also urge volunteers to dress in long sleeves and long pants. And, for extra protection, we recommend spraying thin clothes with repellant.
- Directions: From the intersection of S.H. 288 and S.H. 35 (Angleton, Texas): Go west on S.H. 35 approximately 5 miles, turn right (north) on S.H. 521. Go one mile to Sally Lake Rd., turn right and veer left to gate entrance about .2 miles.
For more information or questions, please email Dee Fitzgerald.