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Volunteer: Bar K Barks Back KC WildLands Restoration Workday at Hidden Valley Park

March 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Bridging The Gap’s Kansas City WildLands team is excited to partner with Bar K volunteers to help restore the Hidden Valley natural area, one of our city’s little-known treasures for outdoor lovers.

We’ll be cutting and stump treating exotic invasive shrub honeysuckle that threatens the gorgeous, hilly forest of Hidden Valley natural area, opening the forest up for native plants and wildlife to thrive again.

Please note this site may have a 1/2 mile walk (on trail) to get to the work area.
 Training, tools, gloves and supplies will be provided. Please wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes.

Event details: Saturday, March 7, 8:30 am-12:00 pm at Hidden Valley Natural Area

  • 8:30 am: Meet at Bar K to grab coffee or breakfast, check in, and drop off your dog
  • 9:00 am: Leave Bar K/carpool to Hidden Valley Natural Area
  • 9:15 am-12:00 pm: Workday at Hidden Valley
  • 12:00 pm: Return to Bar K, reunite with your dog, grab lunch with your new friends
No dogs will be allowed at the workday

Volunteer Qualifications

  • You must register online in advance for this workday.
  • You must sign a liability waiver. If 18 or over, you will electronically review and sign during registration. If under 18, you must bring a hardcopy of the waiver signed by a parent/guardian. Click here for a printable waiver if you are under 18.
  • You must bring a water bottle and wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes (no sandals). A long-sleeve shirt, layers of clothing, and a hat are also recommended.
  • You must be physically able to walk on rough terrain and bend or kneel.
  • Minimum ages: Individuals aged 11-14 years old must volunteer with engaged adult supervision, 15 or older may volunteer independently. All groups with youth aged 11-17 must have adult supervision.


March 7, 2020
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Hidden Valley Natural Area
6400 NE Russell Rd
Kansas City, MO 64117
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