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Invasive Species Pull – Kensington

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Disc Golf Course, Kensington Metropark, 2240 W Buno Rd., Milford, MI 48380
Date: Saturday July 13th, 2019, 10am – 1pm

Join us in removing invasive Japanese hedge parsley from Kensington Metropark’s Disc Golf Course. We will meet in the Disc Golf parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and blue flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park and a free round of disc golf, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

Everyone is welcome! All necessary tools and equipment will be provided, as well as a water cooler and snacks. We will provide gloves, but feel free to bring your favorite pair! Please come dressed for a day outside and off trail in areas that may have poison ivy (closed-toe shoes, long pants, hat, sunscreen).

Japanese hedge parsley is an invasive herbaceous biennial that grows in a variety of habitats. It crowds out and take important resources from native plants. Removing it will increase the health of the ecosystem and allows natives to flourish. Native biodiversity is extremely important to support wildlife, native bees, and other insects. Volunteers are a critical part of positively impacting natural areas we wouldn’t be able to otherwise! Your help allows the Metroparks to protect unique ecosystems that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

Registration is required. Please register at least 24 hours before the workday. To register, please contact the Natural Resources Volunteer Coordinator, at naturevolunteer@metroparks.com, or 810-494-6053.

Please register so you may be made aware of cancellations. Volunteer opportunities may also be cancelled for severe weather events. These weather events can include extreme heat or heavy rain. Opportunities cancelled due to weather may be rescheduled. Those registered will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance.

A liability waiver is required; if under 18, a parent/legal guardian needs to sign as well.

 

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Park

Kensington Metropark
4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Phone:
(810) 227-8910
Website:
http://www.metroparks.com/parks/kensington-metropark/

Organizer

Huron-Clinton Metroparks Volunteering
Phone:
(810) 494-6020
Email:
katie.kowalski@metroparks.com
Website:
http://www.metroparks.com/get-involved/volunteering/