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Stewardship Workday at Argo Nature Area-Huron River Day

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Natural Area Preservation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • Spots available: 10+
Spring(masked) pulling
Pulling invasives in the spring

Throughout May 2021, we will be celebrating Huron River Day! This annual event seeks to educate citizens about the importance of water quality and Huron River preservation. The narrow strip of parkland that protects the Huron River just north of the Argo Canoe Livery needs your help! Invasive plants threaten the health of the river and push out beautiful native flowers that support butterflies and other pollinators. Join us to keep these natural treasures safe and healthy. 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 gardening gloves. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools and know-how provided. Meeting location will be provided at registration.

PLEASE REGISTER HERE BY COPYING AND PASTING IN YOUR BROWSER:
https://tinyurl.com/Argo050221

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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 May 02, 2021
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

Argo Nature AreaANN ARBOR, MI 48105

(42.3296,-83.70929)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 gardening gloves.

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