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Red Hill activity Wednesday 19 July 9am to 12.30pm

We will continue chipping out regrowth of horehound in the area above the Telstra Building that has been sprayed by contractors organised by the ACT Southern Catchment Group and hired through a grant we received.  

More information: info@redhillregenerators.org.au

Location: Park and assemble at Glasgow Place, Hughes (off Glasgow Street). Task and safety briefings will be held at 9am sharp. 

Activities: The principal activity will be chipping horehound and any other weeds encountered.  

Conditions: moderate to steep slopes, rocky in parts, with open to dense bush.

You bring: Water to drink, hat, leather gloves, long sleeved shirt, long pants essential, eye protection, sunscreen, solid enclosed shoes. BYO morning tea.

We bring:  Tools – We will bring mattocks and some other tools. We will also bring a basic first aid kit, and provide tool use and weeding ID and advice as needed.  

NoteIt is important that you attend the activity safety briefing at 0900.    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.  Work will normally finish at 12.30pm


Cancellation: The activity will be cancelled by email (if possible), no later than 8am of the activity day, 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 additional 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
  4. the Volunteer Policy and Code of Conduct can be accessed from the ParkCare Hub Home Page on the right hand side under “Files”   https://app.betterimpact.com/Volunteer/Main/StoredDocument/29169

More information: http://www.redhillregenerators.org.au
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