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Spend the year’s first August morning in one of Ann Arbor’s most biologically diverse parks.
Furstenberg Nature Area, bordering the Huron River to the south and Gallup Park to the east, has a high
diversity of beautiful native plants. Help us keep this amazing diversity by removing invasive plants from
the prairie of this beloved park. Pre-registration through Rec-1 is required. Space is
limited. Participants must wear a mask and maintain a 6-ft distance from others at all times. Please wear
long pants, closed-toed shoes, and gardening gloves. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian.
Compost bags and know-how provided. Meeting location will be provided after registration.
Learn more about how to register here:
City of Ann Arbor Parks, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, US
Natural Area Preservation (NAP) works to protect and restore Ann Arbor's natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic among its citizens. This involves conducting plant and animal inventories, ecological monitoring, and stewardship projects in Ann Arbor parks. These tasks are performed by both staff and volunteers.
One third of NAP's field work is done by volunteers, so community involvement is vital to the success of its conservation efforts. NAP projects take volunteers well beyond the realm of litter clean-up into broader areas of concern, such as maintaining biodiversity and restoring damaged ecosystems. Through the combination of hands-on involvement and scientific understanding, NAP hopes to encourage and support a connection between individual volunteers and their surrounding natural environment. By sharing this experience with friends and neighbors, volunteers play a crucial role in fostering an environmental ethic in the community.
2626 Fuller RoadAnn Arbor, MI 48105
June 30, 2020