Heavy Gloves: Capable of withstanding multiflora rose thorns. Tip: Break in your gloves prior to the work day to avoid developing blisters.
Small Bow Saw (Recommended):
(Also see "What to Wear" post)
Water, sports drink or other non-alcoholic hydration.
Sun block (perspiration resistant).
Tecnu or other poison ivy wash.
Small Pruning Saw:
Pruning Stick (6' maximum length):
SOMETHING TO CARRY YOUR TOOLS: If you bring more than a few tools you may want to bring a tool belt, pail or other means of carrying your tools around the site. This helps keep track of them. You will also be carrying some plastic tape (will be provided) for marking cut stumps.
ALSO SEE: "Plant Identification and Tools"
DO NOT BRING: Axes, hatchets, machetes, power tools (chain saws, weed whackers, etc.); heavy equipment (brush hogs, generators, etc.); pole saws, chains, come-alongs. We will not be doing heavy work so leave the Cat D4 at home.
PETS ARE ALLOWED AT RIVERFRONT PARK BUT FOR SAFETY REASONS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE ACTIVE WORK AREA.
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE PROHIBITED.
DO NOT BRING CHEMICALS OR HERBICIDES