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Red Hill work activity Wednesday 17 March 2021

You are invited to join us on Wednesday 17 March at 09.00am for our mid month activity on Red Hill.  We plan to deal with verbascum, horehound and maintenance of our recent plantings.

More information: info@redhillregenerators.org.au

Location: Park and meet at the top of Glasgow Place, Garran

Activities:

  1. Cut, dab and chip verbascum
  2. chip or hand pull horehound
  3. Plantings maintenance

Conditions: open bush, gentle slopes. Extensive coverage by various weeds

You bring: Water to drink, hat, gloves, long sleeved shirt, long pants essential, eye protection, sunscreen cream, solid enclosed shoes. BYO morning tea. Also bring hand sanitiser, your own pen for signing the book and your own tools if possible. (See Covid 19 Advice below)

We bring: Extra leather gloves, herbicide dabbers and spray packs, some hand sanitiser, disinfected tools, and instructions. (See Covid 19 Advice below)

NoteIt is important that you attend the Covid safety and activity briefing at 0915 at the activity site.    A byo morning tea is usually held at 11am, with an opportunity to discuss matters of relevance to the Group. Such discussions constitute ‘General Meetings’ as defined by the Rules of our organisation and may be minuted.

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Covid 19 Advice

1.  Practice 1.5m social distancing at all times. Do not share tools;

2. All tools will be disinfected before and after use. If you have your own tools and a pen to sign the book please bring them;

3. Hand sanitiser will be available. Hands should be sanitised at the group meeting place, before and after putting on shared gloves or using shared tools. If you have your own gloves and /or hand sanitiser please bring them; 4. Please do not sign the attendance book or handle shared equipment without first sanitising your hands;

5. If you feel unwell please stay at home.

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Cancellation: The activity will be cancelled by email (if possible) if rain/wind is forecast which could make planned work potentially hazardous, high temperatures before midday are forecast, total fire bans are announced, air pollution is ‘hazardous’ or Covid 19 restrictions in force. Note: The Red Hill Regenerators Group is advised by the ACT Parks & Conservation Service and the information below:

  1. Guidelines for Volunteer fieldwork in extreme conditions‘, which addresses extreme temperatures and poor air quality, as measured by PM2.5 levels (to obtain up to the minute information about air quality, there are a number of Apps, including the ‘Air Matters‘ App);
  2. ‘Volunteer Fieldwork through Covid19’ latest update;
  3. Information at: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/protecting-yourself-and-others