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Meadowbrook Monday – Woody Invasive Removal

December 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Free
Calling all winter warriors!

It’s woody invasive species season!  Meadowbrook Nature Preserve has some of the prettiest views in the Region, but we rely on YOU to help us keep them beautiful- even as winter sets in.  This time of year we turn our attention to removing species with woody stems.  Multiflora Rose, bush honeysuckle, oriental bittersweet, and autumn olive are the big four we’re contending with.  We might even come across some black locust or callery pear.  Invasive species removal is a great way to get an intimate look at the preserve while helping to ensure that native plants and wildlife can continue to thrive here.

Volunteer Scott Ness hauls a black locust trunk to the brush pile.

Be prepared to work outside and dress appropriately for the weather. Conditions on the workday may be wet and very cold.  We will provide all the necessary equipment, gear, light snacks, and water. We encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle!

So that we can best plan for Meadowbrook Monday, please RSVP through the website form below. Question? Call the office at 219-242-8558 or email volunteer@heinzetrust.org.

Please fill out the online Volunteer Application prior to attending. We will also have hard copies for you at this volunteer event. Stop by to lend a hand and chat with our staff about other opportunities that can flex your skills and fulfill your intere

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Date:
December 18, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Meadowbrook Nature Preserve
109 W. 700 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Phone
2192428558
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