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Stewardship Workday at Narrow Gauge Way Nature Area

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Natural Area Preservation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
Pulling invasives in the summer.

Come visit a beloved neighborhood park known for its precious geologic features. Between ten
and sixteen thousand years ago, the advancing and retreating of glaciers across the land created
features known as a kames. Narrow Gauge Way has one of these kames, which is a sand and
gravel hill deposited from an ice sheet. Enjoy views of this natural wonder as we remove
invasive shrubs from the park. 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!



Sun Oct 25, 2020
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM  


Narrow Gauge Way 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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