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Prairie Restoration at Ordway Field Station

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Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, National Park Service

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Join Mississippi Park Connection at Katharine Ordway Field Station near the Mississippi River to help with invasive plant management, followed by a guided hike to the river with a park ranger. We may turn this into a snowshoe hike, weather permitting! These lands have been set aside by Macalester College for biological and environmental education, research, and the protection and management of natural environments. This event grants you exclusive access to this uniquely protected area.

This event would be great for adults and kids over 12 years old. No experience needed. This is a free opportunity for volunteers - your only ticket is your service to the river! Space is limited and registration is required.

To sign up, visit https://parkconnection.org/volunteer

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About Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, National Park Service

Location:

111 E. Kellogg Blvd. Suite 105, St. Paul, MN 55101, US

Mission Statement

The Volunteers-In-Parks program, jointly managed by Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and Mississippi Park Connection, connects, educates, and promotes the enjoyment of the resources of the Mississippi River through unique and entertaining volunteer opportunities to the entire community.

Description

The Volunteers-In-Parks program is a joint program with Mississippi Park Connection. Mississippi National River and Recreation Area represents America's greatest river, the Mississippi, which weaves together the natural and cultural heritage and economic vitality of the region. The National Park Service works with partners to foster increased citizen awareness, advocacy, and enjoyment of the resources of the Mississippi River.

Volunteer-In-Parks provides people with opportunities to discover, experience, and enjoy the diversity of the Mississippi River while also preserving it for future generations through volunteer restoration projects and education programs.

Animals
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Feb 27, 2021
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area9550 Inver Grove TrailInver Grove Heights, MN 55076

(44.81182,-93.0294)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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