MPF volunteers can help steward the open woodlands at Cuivre River State Park near Troy, MO on Sunday, December 4 from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. by helping to create a fire break for a prescribed burn. (Back up date, in case of inclement weather, is Sunday, December 11, from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.) Work includes using backpack blowers, rakes, and loppers to create a clear perimeter for a safe burn. All equipment will be provided by the park, but volunteers should bring and wear work gloves. Dress for the weather and bring drinking water.
The work day will be held with a minimum of 5 volunteers and a maximum of 10.