Soldier Meadows Fence Removal #1

Make Way for Wildlife! 

Barbed wire fence dissects habitats and entangles wildlife. Join us in removing non-purposeful fence within the Soldier Meadows ACEC (Area of Critical Environmental Concern). We will work to remove the wire and wooden or metal posts, leaving the landscape open and unconstrained. 

As always, this project is free! We will be providing breakfast with coffee Saturday and Sunday as well as a delicious dinner on Saturday night. We have camping gear available for those who need it. The road to the project area may require 4 wheel drive and high clearance. We will have limited space in Friends trucks to transport volunteers and carpooling is an option as well. 


Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous: Project involves carrying heavy loads, working with barbed wire, repetitive movements, and using tools such as shovels, wire clippers, fence clippers, and rollers. 

Location: Soldier Meadows, north of the Black Rock Desert

Dates: Friday, May 13th to Sunday, May 15th

Travel: Leave Reno at 12 pm on Friday, returning Sunday afternoon. High Clearance and 4x4 required to reach the campsite. Limited number of spots available in Friends trucks

Gear/Clothing: Long sleeves, long pants, sturdy work or hiking shoes. Camping equipment: tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad. Camping gear available for loan 

More Details: In-depth information such as camping location, weather, and project specifics will be sent to those who RSVP about 1 week before the project


RSVP required to participate

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May 13, 2022 at 12:00pm - May 15, 2022
Soldier Meadows, north of the Black Rock Desert
1360 Greg St
suite #111
Sparks, NV 89431
United States
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Chris Cutshaw · · 775-324-7667x 205

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