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Weed Wrangle at Mosquito Creek Glade

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ORGANIZATION: The Nature Conservancy

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Help land steward Ryan Goetz and The Nature Conservancy with removing invasive shrubs from Mosquito Creek Glade in Harrison County! Invasive species pose a significant threat to this ecosystem and many other natural areas in Indiana. Out-competing native species, invasives reduce biodiversity and cause habitat lose for Indiana’s native insects, birds, and other animals. Come be a part of the solution at this family-friendly Weed Wrangle.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome as this is a great service activity for Scouts and kids wanting to give back to their local natural areas! Come prepared with close-toed shoes and some drinking water.

All supplies and instructions are provided, as is bottled water and granola bars.

RSVP here: Weed Wrangle and be sure to sign up early as spots are limited! Please come prepared with drinking water, closed-toed working shoes, and weather-appropriate layers. If you have questions, please contact Esme Barniskis at esme.barniskis@tnc.org.

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About The Nature Conservancy

Location:

620 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, US

Mission Statement

To preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

Description

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana's Indianapolis office exists to support our field offices performing on-the-ground conservation across the state. There are six field offices spanning four ecoregions, and our chapter has between 40-70 employees, depending on the season. The Indianapolis office houses our finance, philanthropy, human resources, government relations, land protection and science/stewardship departments. Working together, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana identifies unique ecosystems and threats to those ecosystems by acquiring lands, mitigating threats, and restoring historical landscapes to a more natural state.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Environment
Children & Youth, Community, Environment

WHEN

Sat Oct 22, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

12505 Sunset Strip Road SoutheastLaconia, IN 47135

(38.01669,-86.02035)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Landscaping
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 5
  • 3 hours from 9am-12pm EST.
  • Bring some water and bug spray!

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