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Planting at Hawthorne Park
October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
Planting at Hawthorne
Although native wildflowers are incredibly hearty, we’ve had a first frost and our seedlings need to get planted before the ground freezes. We have a dozen flats, and we need your help! We will be working in one of the restoration project areas at Hawthorne Park to improve the biodiversity and restore prairie plants.
Please dress appropriately for the weather and come prepared with protective footwear, long pants, long sleeves, and hat as we’ll be working outside! We will provide snacks and water, although we encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle. Feel free to stay for as little or long as you’re able. There may be poison ivy, mosquitoes and ticks; we will have bug spray and TecNu on hand for your protection. All tools, gloves, and PPE will be provided.
Join us in planting at Hawthorne with our stewardship staff! The weather is supposed to be sunny, clear, and warm, so let’s enjoy one last gardening day together!
For registration, please fill out the Volunteer Application and Volunteer Liability Waiver Form prior to your arrival! We will also have forms at the event. So that we can best plan for the event, please RSVP “Yes! Count me in” OR by calling the office at 219-242-8558.