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Upcoming community volunteer events
PLANTING AND PULLING AT HIDDEN FALLS - THIS EVENT IS FULL!!!
Saturday, May 3rd | 9-11:30 am at Hidden Falls Regional Park, North Gate
Let's kick off spring together! Join us to plant tree and shrub seedlings and pull garlic mustard at Hidden Falls. This is a great event for families, groups, and individuals alike. We will provide all of the necessary tools for the restoration projects, and we will have close access to bathrooms and water. Please be sure to bring your own water bottles and dress for the weather! See you there!
Still need: 0 volunteers.
COMO PARK GARLIC MUSTARD CHALLENGE
2014 ARBOR MONTH CELEBRATION AND PLANTING
Saturday, May 17th | 8:30 am Registration, 9 am Kickoff, 10 am-2 pm Celebration at Phalen Recreation Center
Join us to plant 50 trees in the landscape surrounding the recreation center. Registration begins at 8:30 am with light refreshments and music. The kickoff starts at 9 am with remarks and planting instructions from Forestry staff. The celebration will include tree climbing stations, a climbing wall, tree-related activities, information tables, demonstrations, and a visit from Smokey Bear. Please join us! REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER HERE.
Still need 22 volunteers.
Saturday, May 24th | 9-11 am at Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom (CWOC)
We are partnering with Conservation Corps Minnesota
to host a garlic mustard challenge. Join the Corps crews and other groups and individuals to help us clear away this pesky invasive species. For more information and REGISTRATION, CLICK HERE.
Still need 42 volunteers.
JOIN THE PLEDGE TO PULL AT CROSBY
Tuesday, May 20 | 6-8 pm at Crosby Farm Regional Park
Join Friends of the Mississippi River to help protect spring ephemerals and other important species by removing garlic mustard, an extremely invasive plant. Participants will be asked to sign a Pledge to Pull, promising to remove garlic mustard in this area of Crosby Park for a total of eight hours in the following weeks. For more information and registration, CLICK HERE.
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