Volunteer Opportunity: Dry Water Planting

Help HCC this Saturday to water over 150 trees that were planted last fall. This is a family friendly volunteer opportunity! Volunteers will be planting “Dry Water”, a gel substance that keeps plants moist for up to 3 months, in addition to watering all the trees planted trees.

Location

Lake Austin shoreline of the Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, near the Pennybacker 360 Bridge. Directions and more details will be sent to volunteers before the workday. Directions will be emailed to those who RSVP by Thursday, July 30 at 5 PM.

What to Wear

Tennis shoes, shorts, t-shirt, sunscreen, and a hat. Bring your bathing suite to stay and swim in Lake Austin afterwards from 11-12!!

What to Bring

Towel, water bottle, and sunglasses. Gloves you can get wet (optional). HCC will provide a light breakfast

Safety Considerations

Volunteers will be carrying buckets of water, in addition to leaning and bending over. The terrain will be somewhat rocky and uneven. There is a possibility that volunteers will encounter wildlife and other animals associated with wooded areas. Volunteers will be adding more mulch and lifting buckets to help water trees, please be prepared for minimal heaving lifting.

Questions, Comments, Concerns

Please submit any questions to Cheyenne using the form at the bottom of this page or you can call her at 512-328-2481 x 7

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