RAVE along the Great Western Trail
INHF Volunteer Coordinator Mary Runkel (second from left) with volunteers at last year’s Taco RAVE.
Do you like biking? Do you like conservation? And most importantly, do you like volunteering? Then you’re in luck!
INHF, Polk County, Warren County Conservation and Bike Month will host the second annual Taco RAVE at Great Western Trail on Tuesday, May 19. From 5 p.m. to sundown, you can not only enjoy a bike ride to support conservation but also participate in a Random Act of Volunteering for Earth by picking up trash and spreading prairie seed along the trail. RAVE programs get people directly involved with their natural areas.
Participants can stop at various booths along the trail to pick up prairie seed bombs, see a live raptor and take advantage of drink specials at Outskirtz, a bar on the trail near Orilla.
Those who participate will earn a free drink at the Cumming Tap.
Parking for the Taco RAVE will be available by Orlondo's Bar and Grill at the trailhead on Valley Drive and George Flagg Parkway near Park Avenue.
Questions about INHF’s volunteer program? Contact Mary Runkel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-288-1846.