Spring Creek Rim Sheep Fence Removal
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June 15
Starting at 8am
WHERE
Dave Wood Rd
Montrose, CO

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event_title: Spring Creek Rim Sheep Fence Removal

event_time_zone: America/Denver

event_start: June 15, 2024 08:00

event_duration: 540

event_end: June 15, 2024 17:00

event_address: Montrose, CO 81401, United States

event_description: Help enhance habitat by removing old barbed & woven wire fencing & get a free lunch! We will be working to remove ½ mile of old woven wire sheep fence in and adjacent to priority deer and elk habitat on Forest Service land. We will meet Saturday morning at 8 am at the Forest Service Boundary on Dave Wood Rd. We can carpool from there to the worksite. Access to the worksite may require high clearance four-wheel drive vehicles. We will work to remove fence until around noon and break for lunch. Lunch will be provided by BHA (Sandwiches, chips, drinks). Work will continue after lunch and wrapping up around 5 pm. 8 am: Meet at FS boundary12 pm: Break for lunch5 pm: Wrap up workWhere:We will meet Saturday morning at 8 am at the Forest Service Boundary on Dave Wood Rd. We can carpool from there to the worksite. Access to the worksite may require high clearance four-wheel drive vehicles.  N 38.301. W 107.964. Junction of Dave Wood Road and forest boundary approximately 15 miles SW of Montrose, CO. 81401 Google Maps LinkOnX LinkWhat to bring for the workday:  Leather gloves (BHA has gloves to lend), safety glasses (sunglasses are fine), and fence tools (pliers, post puller, etc) if you have them but not necessary. Plenty of water, sunscreen, bug spray, foul weather gear, and proper clothing for working outside and removing fence (jeans, boots, long-sleeve shirt). All types of critters are impacted by wire fences. Woven wire fences like this one can even be deadly to mountain lions! Photo Courtesy of BHA member Milles Ellis.    

Spring Creek Rim Sheep Fence Removal

Help enhance habitat by removing old barbed & woven wire fencing & get a free lunch! 

We will be working to remove ½ mile of old woven wire sheep fence in and adjacent to priority deer and elk habitat on Forest Service land. We will meet Saturday morning at 8 am at the Forest Service Boundary on Dave Wood Rd. We can carpool from there to the worksite. Access to the worksite may require high clearance four-wheel drive vehicles. We will work to remove fence until around noon and break for lunch. Lunch will be provided by BHA (Sandwiches, chips, drinks). Work will continue after lunch and wrapping up around 5 pm. 

  • 8 am: Meet at FS boundary
  • 12 pm: Break for lunch
  • 5 pm: Wrap up work

Where:

We will meet Saturday morning at 8 am at the Forest Service Boundary on Dave Wood Rd. We can carpool from there to the worksite. Access to the worksite may require high clearance four-wheel drive vehicles.  

N 38.301. W 107.964. Junction of Dave Wood Road and forest boundary approximately 15 miles SW of Montrose, CO. 81401 

Google Maps Link

OnX Link

What to bring for the workday:  

Leather gloves (BHA has gloves to lend), safety glasses (sunglasses are fine), and fence tools (pliers, post puller, etc) if you have them but not necessary. Plenty of water, sunscreen, bug spray, foul weather gear, and proper clothing for working outside and removing fence (jeans, boots, long-sleeve shirt). 

All types of critters are impacted by wire fences. Woven wire fences like this one can even be deadly to mountain lions! Photo Courtesy of BHA member Milles Ellis.

 

 

 

 

WHEN
June 15, 2024 at 8:00am - 5pm
WHERE
Dave Wood Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
United States
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CONTACT
Lewis French · · 970 417 6142
6 RSVPS
Kara Berggren Jennifer Heidergott Collin Hildebrand Renzo DelPiccolo Craig Grother Briant Wiles

Who's RSVPing

Kara Berggren
Jennifer Heidergott
Craig Grother

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