Oregon Food Bank and SOLV Chaperone Letter

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September 30, 2010

SOLV/OFB Site Visit

October 6, 2010

Thank you for volunteering for the site visit on October 6. We will be splitting the day between the Oregon Food Bank and our SOLV wetland restoration site.

What we’ll be doing:

Oregon Food Bank:

Visiting the garden

Learning what plants are in the garden

Learning about plant families

Touring the new Westside Oregon Food Bank offices and warehouse

SOLV wetland restoration site:

Station 1-Turtle habitat talk or water quality intro

Station 2-Invasive Removal

Station 3-Native Planting

What to bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes to walk to SOLV site in
  • Rubber boots or other shoes you can get wet
  • Dry socks (extra pair)
  • Work gloves
  • Rain gear
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • snack

When to arrive at Five Oaks and what to do:

p     Please arrive by 7:40 AM

p     Check in at front office – sign in at volunteer computer

p     Go to hallway outside Ms. Hall’s room to get your nametag, group # and room assignment

p     Meet your group in assigned room – probably will NOT be Ms. Hall’s room

More on the back…..

Schedule for the day:

Group #1

7:40 – 8:15 Wetland Pre-Assessment in classroom – get group number

8:15 – 8:25  Bathroom break – get ready to walk to SOLV

8:25 – 9:00  Walk to SOLV site – change shoes – get ready to work

9:00 – 11:00 Work stations

Times Turtle talk/WQ Invasive Removal Native Planting
9:00 – 9:40 Group 1 Group 3 Group 2
9:45 – 10: 25 Group 2 Group 1 Group 3
10:30 – 11:00 Group 3 Group 2 Group 1

11:00 – 11:30  Change shoes, walk to park for lunch and fun!

11:30 – 12:00  lunch and fun

12:00 Walk back to school, use bathrooms; leave for OFB building

12:30 – 1:00 Meet at Oregon Food Bank Building – no backpacks – for tour

1:00 – 2:00 OFB lesson – plant families

2:00 Get ready for busses and home

Group #2

7:40 – 8:15      Wetland Pre-Assessment in classroom – get group number

8:15                 Walk to Oregon Food Bank Building – through the garden

no backpacks

8:30 – 9:00      Tour of the new Oregon Food Bank offices and warehouse

9:00 – 10:00    OFB lesson – plant families

10:00 – 10:15 big snack and pack up for SOLV site

10:15 – 11:00  Walk to SOLV site, change shoes, get ready to work

11:00 – 1:00    Work stations

Times Turtle talk/WQ Invasive Removal Native Planting
11:00 – 11:40 Group 1 Group 3 Group 2
11:45 – 12: 25 Group 2 Group 1 Group 3
12:30 – 1:00 Group 3 Group 2 Group 1

1:00                 Get shoes changed, pack out tools, walk to park

1:20 – 1:50      Lunch and fun in the park

1:50 – 2:00      Walk back to school and head home!

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