Trail Building at Maas Nature Preserve

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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Trail Building at Maas Nature Preserve

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Help us fix up a new trail at Maas Family Nature Preserve! Well-maintained trails give people better access to a natural area while limiting damage to the area in total.

The Maas Family Nature Preserve is home to a rare ecosystem, known as an “oak-pine barren.” Check out our interview on Fox 17 here or our blog post to learn more about the work we’ve done restoring this preserve. We aim to protect this ecosystem and the many species it harbors, including the endangered Karner blue butterfly.

Because parking is limited at the preserve, please park at the White Pine Trail Access Point on 12 Mile, just East of Summit Ave (map). Land Conservancy staff will be at the parking lot to lead you a short distance to the preserve.

In addition to helping your local preserve and learning about this special ecosystem, you will enjoy the stunning bloom of colorful lupine flowers.

We will provide tools for pruning and raking, gloves, and water. We recommend wearing long sleeves and pants.

RSVP

Contact Justin Heslinga at 616-451-9476 or by e-mail to register.

Details

Date:
June 8
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Maas Family Nature Preserve
10450 Summit Ave
Rockford, MI 49341 United States
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Website:
naturenearby.org/maas-family-nature-preserve

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