Plant native shrubs along the Vermillion River [FULL]

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Vermillion River, private habitat restoration area - Registrants will receive directions to the exact meeting location
Volunteers planting native shrubs

Thank you for your interest, however, this event has reached capacity and registrations are no longer being accepted. Please consider joining us at a different event.

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Spend a late spring morning with FMR staff and volunteers at the Wilmar property along the Vermillion River, a cold prairie stream in the heart of Dakota County and a major tributary of the Mississippi River. After a brief hike volunteers will install native shrubs and fencing near the river banks to increase habitat diversity and help stabilize the stream bank. FMR has been working to restore some 25-acres at this private easement.

All supplies and training will be provided and volunteers will work closely with FMR staff. This event is part of the Vermillion Stewards program, helping residents learn about the watershed while working to protect and enhance its unique natural resources.

Thank you for your interest

This event has reached capacity and registrations are no longer being accepted. To receive notices of future Vermillion Stewards volunteer events, contact FMR Volunteer Coordinator Amy Kilgore at akilgore@fmr.org. Or, visit our events calendar for our most up-to-date listing of upcoming events. To receive a twice-a-month e-newsletter including all FMR activities and news, sign up for Mississippi Messages.

Thank you to our partners and funders: 

The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization, The Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, Pentair, United Way of Hastings and the Laura Jane Musser Fund.

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