Summertime Work Party

We’ve got stuff to do!

We are planning a work-party to do  mid-year cleanup and maintenance on the park – As usual, the work party will be from 8am to noon – this time on Sunday, July 28

(The work party will happen in any weather less than a downpour.)

Please respond on the volunteer page or contact Will via email or on Facebook if you are interested in helping. (Do note, this does qualify as volunteer hours for high school students and the requirements for the National Honor Society.)

The park will be CLOSED for normal usage during this work-party, but volunteers can bring their dogs to hang out in the training area while we humans make the park nice for them (and us).  [One human will be asked to keep watch on the dogs while the others work – with trade-offs for breaks.]

Things that needs to get done:

  • Install the 2 additional large tires
  • Finish the replacement of latches on the various park gates
  • Flip the All-Dog exit gate (exterior)
  • Rake wood chips off of path and back onto slope
  • Clean the front area, around the sign, of brush and weeds
  • Fill in various holes around the park
  • Trim brush and stumps in the Training Area
  • General clean up of trash in the parking lot, along park borders and inside park.
  • Refill the planters with flowers
  • Turn over and add mulch to the Pee Circles
  • Re-secure some of the loose trash cans to the posts
  • Spread the RAP around the main entrance
  • Fill Potholes in the lot with RAP
  • Add new trashcan/baggie posts in all-dog and small-dog areas
  • Mow
  • “whack” the grass around the fences & posts
  • Repair the berm of RAP around the base of the fence
  • Spray the tick repellent around the fence of the park
  • Fix/Replace the doors on the bookshelf
  • Fix/replace the cover to the kiosk bulletin board
  • Fix the broken PVC Agility equipment
  • Paint the fencing at the all-dog pavilion
  • Other things that will occur to us between now and July

Things we need people to donate, to help do this:

  • Flowering plants for the planters and around the sign
  • Mulch for around the sign
  • Mulch for the pee-circles

Things we need people to bring, to help do this:

  • leaf and lawn rakes
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Something to trim stumps (bow saw or chainsaw)

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