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Borden : Deam Lake - Painting/Landscaping/Clean-Up

leaders:
Travis Allen
phone:
812-406-3402
email:
address:
1217 Deam Lake Road (map)
organization/partner:
IDNR Division of Forestry
date/time:
Sat, April 27, 9am-noon
minimum age:
8
project description:

Volunteers needed to help with the following tasks:

* Stain horse barns and cabins
* Mowing
* Pick up branches and pull weeds around the Forest Education Center
* Load fire wood into crates
* Firewood Detail
* Plant flowers

about this mission:

Deam Lake is forest property designed for recreational activities. Under the multiple use concept, a variety of compatible activities are available. These include fishing, boating, swimming, camping, picnicking, hiking and hunting in designated areas. The 194-acre lake was constructed in 1965 and was named in honor of Charles Deam, Indiana's first state forester. Deam is best known for his book, Trees of Indiana, a comprehensive study of trees throughout the state. He was also instrumental in getting land set aside for what is now the Department of Natural Resources.

 

what to bring:

Volunteers should wear long pants, closed toe shoes, and work or leather gloves. 

notes:

Meet in the beach parking lot for details and assignments. 

Rain will cancel the project.

Carpooling is a good idea, and volunteers should identify themselves as such when coming through the Front Gate so that the attendant knows not to charge admission.