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Caloosahatchee River Citizens Association

County: Charlotte, Hendry, Lee, Glades
Categories Environment
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Education
Political Action/Social Justice
Details: Riverwatch is a river advocacy group founded in 1995. It has been dedicated to the protection of the River and its watershed, through education and promotion of the responsible use of the river for  the enjoyment of all people.
Job Description: Service would be on an as-needed basis and may include (1) web site and newsletter content production, (2) educational and recreational events planning, (3) river & park clean-ups, and (4) educational exhibit staffing (Swamp Cabbage Festival in LaBelle, etc.)(4)check availability for intership and research (5)
LaBelle Nature Park Air Potato Roundup and Trail Cleanup
The Hendry/LaBelle Recreation Board and Riverwatch would like to invite community organizations, youth groups, and individuals to a
LaBelle Nature Park Air Potato Roundup and Trail Cleanup on Saturday November 23 from 8:00 a.m. – noon
Air potato is an invasive plant species that has been listed as one of Florida's most invasive plant species since 1993 (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AG112).
Hats, gloves, long pants, sturdy shoes and insect repellant are recommended.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own rakes and shovels. Water will be provided. The LaBelle Nature Park is located at Hardee Street and Fraser on the Caloosahatchee River in LaBelle.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Ms. Margaret England
PO Box 1165
Ft, Myers, FL 33902
Fax: (239) 245-9954
Phone: (863) 674-0695
Alt Phone: (863) 517-0202
Email: servicelearning@caloosahatchee.org
Website: http://www.crca.caloosahatchee.org
Secondary Contact: John Capece
Phone: (239) 245-9954
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Free sodas or water and sometimes free meals at river & park clean-ups.
Additional Information: Good opportunity to meet fellow environmentalists and learn about water quality issues and the  importance of the Caloosahatchee River to SW FL.

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