– November 2017 Volunteer Digest –
11/9 Hominy Creek Greenway Workday
The Hominy Creek Greenway provides a lovely space to take a walk and take a breath within our busy world. Come help us maintain this area by pulling english ivy.

Gloves and tools will be provided. Please bring water and clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
Location 
Park in  paved lot near Shelburne Rd. entrance to greenway. Walk down greenway a short distance and meet in front of the workshed.
Time
Thursday November 9th
1-3 PM
11/14 Patton Roadside Cleanup

Come help us pick up trash along this busy, litter-filled section of Patton Avenue!

RiverLink will provide gloves, trash grabbers, bags, as well as safety vests. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.
Location

Park in the lot in front of Gypsy Queen Market. We will meet and begin our cleanup in this lot.
Time

Tuesday November 14th
1-3 PM
11/16 Invasive Vine Removal at Karen Cragnolin Park
Once an autojunkyard, this area is now well on its way to becoming a beautiful new park within our community! Help us further this effort by removing invasive vines and saving the trees they are climbing up.

Gloves and tools will be provided. Please wear long pants and sturdy shoes and bring water.
Location 
Karen Cragnolin Park is the fenced in area located between Amboy Rd. River Park and Carrier Park. There is a parking lot right outside the gate where we will meet.
Time
Thursday November 16th
1-3PM
11/21 West Asheville Park Workday
RiverLink has a conservation easement along the riparian zone of Rhododendron Creek within West Asheville Park. Join our Watershed Resources Coordinator Ingrid in maintaining this area by removing kudzu and multiflora rose. A healthy riparian zone- the transitional area between land and stream- prevents soil erosion, filters runoff, and controls flooding!

All tools will be provided. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.
Location 
We will meet in the parking lot at the entrance to West Asheville Park.
Time
Tuesday November 21st
1:30-3:30 PM
11/28 Storm Drain Stenciling at Givens Estates
Did you know that everything that flows down a storm drain goes directly into our streams and rivers? Help us prevent illegal dumping and water pollution by stenciling storm drains in Givens Estates!

All necessary equipment will be provided. Please wear sturdy shoes, bring a water bottle, and dress for the weather.
Location 
This workday will be held at Givens Estates. Park in the upper Oxford Commons parking lot, adjacent to the flag pole.
Time
Tuesday November 28th
1-3 PM
Donate or Become a Member
Can't find time to volunteer this month, but still want to help out? Not a problem, donations and RiverLink memberships are a great way to contribute to the cause when you're not available to give your time. 
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