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Stewardship Workday at Black Pond Woods Nature Area

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ORGANIZATION: Natural Area Preservation

Running an ecosystem is hard work - good thing we have each other! Every organism from the microscopic to the massive, contributes to healthy ecosystems and, they depend on each other for survival. In our natural areas, invasive and non-native plants threaten biodiversity by blocking access to resources needed by native species. Join us to celebrate and protect biodiversity by hand-pulling invasive plants. Meet us on Tibbits Court, off Pontiac Trail (map: tinyurl.com/BlackPondTibbits). Pre-registration through VolunteerHub is encouraged; please stay home if you are feeling ill. NAP continues to monitor recommendations from health officials, volunteers registered for events will be notified in advance of any changes to the workday. Please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes, and bring a water bottle and gardening gloves if you have them. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools and know-how provided. Register at tinyurl.com/BPW052222.

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About Natural Area Preservation

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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.

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Sun May 22, 2022
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

WHERE

2080 Tibbits CourtAnn Arbor, MI 48105

(42.30406,-83.73225)
 

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