Stewardship Day – Nygren Wetland Preserve

Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 at 9:00am

Nygren Wetland Preserve
3190 W Rockton Road
Rockford, IL 61101

Free

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NLI’s most ambitious restoration to date hosts a complex of habitats and rare species. Volunteer tasks include control and removal of bush honeysuckle and garlic mustard or other invasive species, planting/collecting seeds, helping in the greenhouse, planting plugs, general maintenance, bird and mammal monitoring, prescribed burns, and set-up for special events. Enjoy the beauty of the prairies and wetlands while you work.

Individuals or groups who wish to participate in this volunteer Stewardship Day should contact: Zach Grycan, Director of Stewardship, for more information and to confirm participation at 920/912-4338,  zgrycan@naturalland.org

You are welcome to help during the entire time listed or for part of the day. Please let Zach know what time to expect you.

What to bring: NLI provides tools, gloves, and water (and sometimes special snacks!). If you plan to stay through lunch, you may want to bring a sack lunch. Dress for the weather. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy boots are recommended.

 

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