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Stewardship Workday at Stapp Nature Area

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Natural Area Preservation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
Spring(masked) pulling
Pulling invasives in the spring

Don’t let the cooling weather "Stapp" you from participating in outdoor volunteer opportunities!
Meet us in this oak-hickory woodland to experience a morning full of colorful autumn leaves
while protecting the natural areas we love. Stapp Nature Area is home to a vernal pool, which is
important habitat for salamanders and other critters like frogs and toads. Come help us improve
this key habitat for our reptile and amphibian favorites. Pre-registration through Rec-1 is
required as 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 leather work gloves. All
minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools and know-how provided. Meeting location
will be provided after registration.

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About Natural Area Preservation


City of Ann Arbor Parks, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, US

Mission Statement

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.

To learn more, visit our website or Facebook us!



Sat Oct 17, 2020
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  


Stapp Nature AreaAnn Arbor, MI 48105



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • 3 hours
  • Please wear a mask and maintain a 6 foot distance from all others at all times. Please wear long pants, closed-toe shoes and leather work gloves.

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