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Plug Planting at Ivanhoe South

Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve 750 Colfax St, Gary, IN, United States

Join us and our friends from The Nature Conservancy to plant plugs at Ivanhoe South. Adding habitat for pollinators and wildlife is a great way to spend a few hours on a Saturday morning. If time permits, we may cut brush and collect seeds. Volunteers will be treated to a nature hike following the workday. …

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Meadowbrook Monday – Native Plug Planting

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

Join us October 16th as we plant the remaining plugs from our Grow One Keep One program. We'll be planting the goldenrod and other native species out in the meadow adjacent to the old Girl Scouts campground. Flats and pots full of native flora from this year's Grow One Keep One program wait to be …

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Meadowbrook Monday: Seed Cleaning

As winter tightens its grip on our region, wrap yourself in the warm spirit of volunteerism and join us in the Meadowbrook office conference room for a seed cleaning workday! Native plant propagation is one of the most important aspects of stewardship at Shirley Heinze. As we've seen throughout our schedule of workdays over the …

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Meadowbrook Monday: Seed Cleaning

Our volunteer program doesn't slow down just because it's cold out. Join us in the Meadowbrook office conference room to enjoy the warmth of fellowship while cleaning native seeds! Native plant propagation is one of the most important aspects of stewardship at Shirley Heinze. As we've seen throughout our schedule of workdays over the past …

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Meadowbrook Monday: Seed Cleaning

As winter draws on, wrap yourself in the warm spirit of volunteerism and join us in the Meadowbrook office conference room for a seed cleaning workday! Native plant propagation is one of the most important aspects of stewardship at Shirley Heinze. As we've seen throughout our schedule of workdays over the past year, seeds must …

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Meadowbrook Monday: Seed Cleaning

As winter starts to relinquish its grip on our region, wrap yourself in the warm spirit of volunteerism and join us in the Meadowbrook office conference room for a seed cleaning workday! Native plant propagation is one of the most important aspects of stewardship at Shirley Heinze. As we've seen throughout our schedule of workdays …

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Meadowbrook Monday: Grow One Keep One Prep

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

Help us kickoff the popular Grow One, Keep One program for 2024! As our recent series of seed cleaning workdays have  illustrated, native plant propagation is one of the most important aspects of stewardship at Shirley Heinze. On March 11th, we'll start preparing the donated milk jugs for planting and getting other materials relating to …

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Volunteer Workday @ Meadowbrook: Filling Jugs for Grow One Keep One

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

Come help us make 2024's Grow One Keep One program the biggest success yet! The propagation of native flora remains a cornerstone of our stewardship mission.On March 22, you can help us fill our donated milk jugs with soil and seeds! Take two (or more) planted native seeds home with you and nurture the seedlings …

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