PRAIRIE SEED COLLECTION
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
35 people are interested
Help restore prairie by collecting native wildflower seed. Volunteers help increase the amount and diversity of seed planted each year in the more than 1,600 acres of restored prairie managed by Three Rivers Park District. Seed collection starts in late August and runs through early October on selected Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
For the current schedule and to register go to: www.threeriversparks.org/page/prairie-seed-collection
The minimum age for participation is 12. Youth must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult/8 youth 12-14 years). Groups of 10 or more adults or youth accompanied by adults may arrange special collection dates by contacting Angela Grill, Natural Resources Wildlife Specialist, at 763-694-7851 or Angela.Grill@threeriversparks.org.
One-time helpers are welcome; however, ongoing membership in the volunteer program is encouraged. To sign up as a volunteer or for more information, contact the Volunteer Office at 763-559-6706 or email@example.com.
2019 Seed Collection Schedule and Locations:
All collections will start at 10:30 a.m. and end at approximately 1:30 p.m.
Collections at Crow Hassan Park Reserve (Rogers)
- Sat, August 17
- Tues, August 20
- Sat, August 24
- Tues, August 27
- Tues, September 10
- Sat, September 21
- Sat, October 5
- Tues, October 8
- Tues, October 15
- Sat, October 19
Collections at Eastman Nature Center (Maple Grove)
- Thurs, August 28
- Sat, September 7
Collections at Lowry Nature Center (Victoria)
- Thurs, September 19
Collections at Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve (Savage)
- Tues, September 3
- Sat, September 14
- Tues, October 1
- Sat, October 12
Collections at Richardson Nature Center (Bloomington)
- Thurs, September 26
About Three Rivers Park District
Administrative Center, 3000 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441, US
The mission of Three Rivers Park District is to promote environmental stewardship through recreation and education in a natural resources-based park system.
Volunteers help to make the Park District a fun, safe, educational environment for people of all ages, interests and abilities. Volunteers may be involved with nature, cultural history, recreation and farm programs; site enhancement; events; golf course; public safety; and, natural resources management. Groups may help clean up the parks or perform other tasks that are appropriate for the size and age of the group. Check out the current newsletter at ThreeRiversParks/volunteer.
Park District Main Office3000 Xenium Lane NPlymouth, MN 55441
- People 55+
- One time or ongoing. 3 hours a session.
- Able to hike into the prairie which is uneven with tall grass. Manual dexterity is needed.