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Day of Service: Great River Greening

Saturday, September 29, 2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Great River Greening
REGISTER HERE
TIME LISTED IN CDT

Lead Volunteer
Lori Mollberg
lmollber@umn.edu

Mission
Great River Greening inspires, engages and leads local communities in conserving and caring for the land and water that enrich our lives.

Activity
Improve the natural habitat for pollinators! Volunteers will release milkweed seeds through a “podcast” and plant pollinator friendly plugs including common, butterfly, and whorled milkweed at the Sunrise Unit.

Parking
Available at the Carlos Avery WMA.

Arrival
Upon arrival, look for Great River Greening signs and check in at registration.

What to Wear
Volunteers are encouraged to dress for the weather including closed toe shoes. Please use sunscreen and insect repellent as needed.

Age
Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate. Children must be supervised.

Additional Information
Light breakfast, snack and lunch will be provided. This event is occurring during waterfowl hunting season, although far from the popular game area. Orange safety vests will be provide to volunteers.

Can't make it to the project site?
The College of Design is also hosting a blanket drive for Bridging from September 24 - October 7. You can participate by donating new and gently-used blankets of all sizes at UMN College of Design. (M-F 7:00am - 7:00pm, Sat. 7:00am - 4:30pm and Sun. 1:00pm - 5:00pm)

Hosted by the College of Design

Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area

  • 6690 East Viking Boulevard
    Wyoming, MN 55079

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