Native Plants, Pollinators, and How You Can Help

Second Saturdays

From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month, we will host a volunteer event that focuses on ecological restoration activities including invasive species removal, seed collecting, and native plant installation. Volunteers may also be involved with trail maintenance, general clean-up, or other tasks that help visitors better enjoy our magnificent natural areas.

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Native Plants, Pollinators, and How You Can Help

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Maisie Wiler and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan for an informational walk highlighting native plants at The Highlands. Maisie will discuss a variety of plants and their unique benefits to pollinators, as well as share tips about cultivating your own native plant garden.

Please register to attend the walk. We will meet in the parking lot at The Highlands, 2715 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids.

Maisie Wiler is a student at Grand Valley State University studying Natural Resources Management and Biology. She is an avid hiker, cyclist, gardener, and hobby photographer.

The Highlands is a natural space in Grand Rapids protected by Blandford Nature Center and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan. Learn more at

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April 20
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


The Highlands
2715 Leonard Street Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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