Lake Christine Project Details

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If you can no longer attend, please notify us as soon as possible, info@rfov.org or call, (970) 927-8241.

All volunteers (minors and adults) must submit the online waiver by Thursday at 4pm. Please click here.
The day of the project, please park at the Basalt Middle School and all volunteers must check-in at the RFOV tent upon arrival.

What to Expect

RFOV is excited to partner with the Roaring Fork Conservancy, Town of Basalt, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to contribute to the environmental restoration and erosion control efforts following last year’s Lake Christine Fire. Volunteers will hand seed brushy hillsides that could not be reached via aerial or machine seeding techniques. Additionally, volunteers will create structures to reduce erosion, flooding, and debris flow on the burn scar and surrounding communities.
Date:  Saturday, June 15, 2019
Location: Basalt, Colorado
Schedule:
8:30 am – Registration
9:00 am – Shuttle to Work Site & Start Work
2:00 pm – Lunch & Celebration at the Tipsy Trout

Important Notes

Personal vehicles are not allowed at this work site. ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST USE THE PROVIDED SHUTTLES.
Pets are not permitted. To ensure the safety of all volunteers and your furry friends, leave the pets at home.
This is a family-friendly project appropriate for all ages.

Registration + Transportation

The day of the project, please park at Basalt Middle School (overflow parking at Basalt Elementary School) and proceed to the check-in tents at the front of the middle school. A shuttle will take volunteers from Basalt Middle School to the work site. Around 2pm, the shuttle will drop volunteers off at the Tipsy Trout for a post-project celebration.

Meals

Breakfast is provided by the Basalt Lions Club Pancake Wagon and Starbucks coffee. Volunteers are invited to join us for lunch at the Tipsy Trout in Basalt. Beer is provided by Roaring Fork Beer Company and the Tipsy Trout is offering discounted meals for all project participants. Please bring your own snacks and full water bottles to start the day.

What to Wear & Bring

Please layer your clothing for a cool morning and warmer weather later in the day. Long pants are recommended and sturdy, closed-toed shoes are required.
Work Gloves
Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses, etc.
Rain Gear (Jacket & Pants)
Insect Repellent
Water (around 1/2 gallon)
Personal Snacks
Small Backpack for Snacks & Gear

Directions

On Google Maps – search “Basalt Middle School” located on School Street in Basalt. Carpooling + public transportation is strongly encouraged.
From Carbondale (or down valley of Basalt)
Follow Colorado HWY 82 East. Drive past the main Basalt exit (Valero + Business Park) for 0.6 miles and turn left onto Two Rivers Rd. In 0.5 miles, turn right onto School St. Basalt Middle School is on your left in 341 ft. 
From Aspen (or up valley of Basalt)
Follow Colorado HWY 82 West. Turn right onto Two Rivers Rd. (approximately 1.2 miles past the pedestrian bridge on 82). In 0.5 miles, turn right onto School St. Basalt Middle School is on your left in 341 ft. 

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