Kansas City WildLands Annual Honeysuckle Battle! Restoration workday, 11/3/18 Ogg Road Prairie, Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS


Saturday, November 3, 9:00 - Noon



Ogg Road Prairie, Shawnee Mission Park


Meet at:

Oakridge Park

7460 Ogg Rd

Shawnee, KS 66218

To Battle!! This is a great workday for groups! We'll focus on removing invasive exotic honeysuckle and other invasive woody plants surrounding the prairie while enjoying the fall beauty of Kansas City's remnant wild lands. Volunteers will cut and treat invasive woody plants from this beautiful  woodland and prairie habitat, helping native flowers and grasses flourish again in this stunning wild area.

Volunteer Qualifications:   All volunteers must

  • Be 11 years or older. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult volunteering alongside the youth.
  • Register online in advance. If you cannot register online, please contact us.
  • Agree to electronic liability waiver if 18 or over. All volunteers under 18 must bring a hard copy of the waiver signed by a parent. Click here for a printable waiver if you are under 18.
  • Bring a water bottle and wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes.  Layered clothing is also recommended.

If you have a group, or if you have questions, contact Linda Lehrbaum at linda@bridgingthegap.org or 816-561-1089.

See you on the WildLands!


Name and Phone Number


I am aware that working as a volunteer for a Kansas City WildLands (KCWL) work day is a potentially dangerous activity. I warrant that I have no physical or psychological medical conditions that would create risk(s) for myself or others in connection with this volunteer activity. The volunteer work I may perform will take place in a natural environment with inherent dangers that include, but aren't limited to, exposure to noxious plants, such as poison ivy, snake or insect bites, falls due to uneven ground, stumps, roots, loose footing, etc., and the effects of weather conditions, including high heat and/or humidity, sun, cold, wind, snow, rain or ice. In the event my volunteer activities take place through the use of an automobile or other motorized vehicle or in an office or other setting I understand that there are certain additional and different risks that arise in such atmospheres and this waiver and assumption of risk is intended by me to include any and all such risks. Therefore, I assume any and all risks directly or indirectly associated with working as a KCWL volunteer. I understand that I am solely responsible for my own safety both on the premises and in traveling to and from KCWL work sites.

Being aware of the above facts, and in consideration of being allowed to contribute to the habitat restoration efforts as a volunteer for KCWL, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, covenant not to sue, and do release KCWL, Bridging The Gap, Missouri Department of Conservation, and all other KCWL Partnership members including the Land Manager of the site(s) work takes place on, and their representatives, successors or assigns, from any and all claims or liability for death, personal injury or property damage of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of, or in the course of, my participation as a KCWL or as a Bridging The Gap volunteer.

Additionally, I understand that photos may be taken during the event I am participating in, and I hereby grant Bridging The Gap the right to use and publish photographs of me, or in which I may be included, without compensation, for editorial, trade, promotional, and any other purpose and in any manner and medium and to copyright the same. I hereby release Bridging The Gap from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.

This Waiver of Liability and Assumption of Risks extends to all claims of every kind or nature whatsoever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.

Revised 3/30/11