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Volunteers Needed to Clean/Prepare Native Prairie Seeds

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">Volunteers Needed to Clean/Prepare Native Prairie Seeds</h1>

What: Second Saturday Stewardship – Volunteers needed to help build
tallgrass prairie by cleaning/preparing native tallgrass prairie seed.
When: Saturday, February 10 from 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Volunteers Needed to Clean/Prepare Native Prairie Seeds

Join us to help rebuild more tallgrass prairie by cleaning native prairie seed by hand and with tools at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. This process involves removing the stem, leaves, and other parts, leaving just the seeds for planting. This effort will help reconstruct diverse tallgrass prairie. Work will be done inside the seed lab located at the visitor center. You can enjoy learning about prairie plants while contributing to building prairie for people and wildlife. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome to participate. Free snacks will be available for volunteers. Volunteers are required to fill out a volunteer agreement. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the form. Volunteers are required to wear closed sturdy shoes and pants.

For additional information and to register contact [email protected] or call 515-994-3400.


February 10
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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