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Join other River Gorge Stewards volunteers and staff from FMR and Saint Paul
Parks & Recreation as we expand the native prairie restoration area at this naturally and culturally significant riverfront park! Volunteers will help plant native prairie plants on a large-scale berm near the parking lot. This will help prevent erosion, build better soils and filter stormwater runoff pollution from the river, and improve much needed urban wildlife habitat.
The 3-acre prairie includes a more formal
garden with 1,000 native prairie plants and species markers to educate
and inform visitors, as well as a more naturalized area.
As always, staff will provide all guidance, tools, and gloves needed for
a productive and fun event. Children accompanied by a parent or
guardian are welcome.
Photos from a previous demonstration prairie tending are available on FMR's Flickr page.
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Thank you program partners Capitol Region Watershed District, City of Saint Paul, National Park Service, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation!
Please note preregistration is required. See above.