Slade Brook Conservation Project -- 8 Dec 12

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1.0 Overview

The Hanover Conservancy has asked Troop 45 to assist in cleaning debris from a section of the Lower Slade Brook Natural Area. This area has some fine hiking in it, and our efforts will help improve the area. We will be working with members from the Hanover Conservancy.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

We will meet at 1000 on Saturday morning at the entrance to the Slade Brook Natural Area and proceed under the direction of Conservancy members. The task is to remove several old tires and other debris from the brook.

2.2 Schedule of Events

Saturday 8 December

1000 -- Meet at the entrance to the natural area. Perform tasks as directed.
1200 -- Return to entrance for pickup.

2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

The main consideration is the weather. Please be prepared.

2.4 Special Requirements

Open to all Boy Scouts, Scouters, and parents. There are no skill prerequisites for this outing.

3.0 Administration and Logistics

3.1 Announcement Date: 5 Dec 12

3.2 Roster Closing Date: 8 Dec 12

3.3 Costs


3.4 Equipment

3.4.1 Individual Equipment

  • Clothing suitable for the weather and for dirty work.
  • Hiking boots.
  • Work gloves.
  • Water.

    3.4.2 Patrol Equipment

  • None.

    3.4.3 Troop Equipment

  • First Aid Kit

    3.5 Transportation Plan

    Drop-off Point: Slade Brook Trail Entrance
    Drop-off Time: 1000 Sat 8Dec12
    Pickup Point: Same Place
    Pickup Time: 1200 Same day
    Driving Directions: River Road in Hanover, just north of Purling Brooks Drive.

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee

  • Nick
  • Adult owner: Mr. Mendelsohn

    4.2 Adult Leaders

  • SMIC: Mr. Mendelsohn
  • Mr. Dwyer

    Approved: DLM 6Dec12

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