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“Hands on Tam” Winter Workday & Chili Celebration | Mt. Tamalpais

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Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:30 am to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Muir Woods National Monument | 1 Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley, CA



Hands on Tam Winter Workday & Chili Celebration | Mt. Tamalpais

Grab your friends and family for a day of service on our beloved mountain - work to improve trails, care for natural landscapes, and improve habitat for birds and other wildlife. The projects provide a wonderful opportunity for hands-on learning and many are family-friendly and open to volunteers of all ages. The workday ends with a hot chili lunch.

Hands on Tam Winter Workday & Chili Celebration | Mt. Tamalpais2015 ”Hands on Tam” Winter Outdoor Workday
Saturday, January 31, 2015 | 8:30 am to noon
Mount Tamapais
FREE, but an RSVP is required. See registration links below.

2015 Projects & Locations

Bald Hill Broom Bust
Volunteers will focus on containing the spread of French and Scotch broom and eradicate pioneer patches. Removing broom gives native plants and trees a better opportunity to thrive, improves habitat for animals, reduces the fire fuel load, and improves views. Note: This project requires a 0.7 miles hike uphill to the project site.
Time: 8:30 am – noon, followed by a hot chili lunch celebration
Hosts: Marin Municipal Water District and Marin County Parks
Register >> More help needed

Love Your Woods
Enjoy the majestic redwoods of Muir Woods while helping to restore and preserve this spectacular national park. Projects include deck flossing, weed removal, mulching, tending the forest floor, and trail maintenance throughout the Redwood Creek Watershed. Get there early to pick your project.
Time: 8:30 am – noon, followed by a hot chili lunch celebration
Hosts: National Park Service, California State Parks, and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
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Planting for Coho at Muir Beach
Help improve vital habitat for the coho salmon and other wildlife through planting and weeding projects at Muir Beach.
Time: 8:45 am – noon, followed by a hot chili lunch celebration
Hosts: National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
PROJECT FULL

Age, Skills, What to Bring:

  • Volunteers of all ages are welcome.
  • Wear clothes that can get dirty. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Bring layers for changing weather and rain gear if necessary.
  • Bring a personal water bottle and sunscreen.
  • No experience necessary. Training and tools will be provided. Fulfills community service requirements.
  • This is a rain or shine event. Please dress appropriately.
  • For groups of 10 or more, please contact us at volunteer@onetam.org or (415) 561-3077.

The rainy winter season is when some of the most important restoration work is completed, and when the need for volunteers is greatest. Visit OneTam.org to learn more about the work of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative.


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Free, but an RSVP is required.

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Address: 1 Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley, CA

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