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Three Rivers Park District

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Help restore prairie by collecting native wildflower seed. Volunteers help increase the amount and
diversity of seed planted each year. Nearly 2,000 acres of restored prairie are now managed by Three
Rivers Park District. Your help is extremely important to this effort. Invite your friends to participate too!

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:

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

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

2021 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)
- Tues, August 17
- Sat, August 21
- Tues, August 24
- Sat, August 28
- Thurs, September 2
- Sat, September 11
- Sat, September 25
- Tues, September 28
- Tues, October 12
- Sat, October 16

Collections at Eastman Nature Center (Maple Grove)
- Tues, September 7
- Sat, October 9

Collections at Lowry Nature Center (Victoria)
- Thurs, September 16

Collections at Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve (Savage)
- Tues, August 31
- Sat, September 18
- Tues, October 5

Collections at Richardson Nature Center (Bloomington)
- Tues, September 21

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About Three Rivers Park District


Administrative Center, 3000 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441, US

Mission Statement

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.

Sports & Recreation


Tue Aug 17, 2021 - Sat Oct 16, 2021
10:30 AM - 01:30 PM


Park District Main Office3000 Xenium Lane NPlymouth, MN 55441



  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • One time or ongoing. 3 hours a session.
  • Able to hike into the prairie which is uneven with tall grass. Manual dexterity is needed.

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