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Seeding + garlic mustard pull at Vermillion River Linear Park

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ORGANIZATION: Friends of the Mississippi River

Vermillion River Linear Park

Join Friends of the Mississippi River on June 2, 6-8 pm for an evening of distributing native seed and removing garlic mustard at Vermillion River Linear Park.

After a brief introduction and training, volunteers will help pull garlic mustard from the wooded areas and distribute 30 pounds of native grass and wildflower seed in a recently restored savanna. Over the years, removing plants like garlic mustard has cleared the way for native plant communities to return and thrive.

All are welcome, however, capacity is limited and registration is required. All supplies and training will be provided. Learn more and register at https://fmr.org/events/2022/06/02/seeding-garlic-mustard-pull-vermillion-river-linear-park

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About Friends of the Mississippi River

Location:

101 East 5th Street, Suite 2000, Saint Paul, MN 55101, US

Mission Statement

Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) advocates a new vision for the Mississippi, especially the river and its watershed in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Through active leadership and education, Friends seeks to preserve and restore the river's fish and wildlife, its vital floodplains and scenic bluffs, its natural and cultural treasures, its beauty and its romance. We envision a river on which small boats are safe and welcome, to which we have clear and easy access and in which we can safely swim and fish. We envision a river that is cleaner, healthier, more alive and more inviting, a river no one can ignore or take for granted.

Description

Friends of the Mississippi River works to protect and enhance the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities metro area.

We are proud to work with roughly 3,000 volunteers a year. We keep volunteering simple, fun and satisfying -- there are no applications, and you can sign up for one event or several. We list events that are especially in need of volunteers here on VolunteerMatch.com, but maintain a full calendar of 60+ events a year at www.fmr.org/events.

Our project work includes conservation and restoration of natural areas and habitat, education on watershed protection issues, and organizing activities that connect the public to the Mississippi River.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Thu Jun 02, 2022
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

WHERE

Vermillion River Linear ParkHastings, MN 55033

(44.74433,-92.85137)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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