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Stewardship Workday at Foxfire West Nature Area/World Wetlands Day

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Natural Area Preservation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • Spots available: 10+
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With the help of Traver Creek, this small park provides an important habitat corridor for wildlife
that depend on water, such as muskrat and ducks, and also hosts a variety of wetland wildflowers
that support butterflies. Join us to protect these important features by removing invasive species.
Pre-registration through Rec1 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.

REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/Foxfir013121

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About Natural Area Preservation

Location:

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.

Description

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!

Environment

WHEN

Sun Jan 31, 2021
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM  

WHERE

Foxfire West Nature AreaAnn Arbor, MI 48105

(42.3296,-83.70929)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 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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