Valley Park restoration event 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5

Twin Cities Rotaract

Valley Park in Mendota Heights, Minn., is a popular recreational area with some remnant oak woodlands located along the park’s trails.

Great River Greening, a nonprofit that leads and supports community-based restoration of natural areas, has cleared buckthorn and other invasive species at Valley Park in the past and now needs volunteers to put the final touches on the hidden oak woodland.

Valley Park in Mendota Heights
Valley Park in Mendota Heights

Join Twin Cities Rotaract this Saturday, Nov. 5, in helping to clear the hidden oak woodland by cutting, hauling and stacking various invasive species.

Volunteers will also be able to assist with the burning of invasive species brush piles.

To register, contact Angela Eifert: abrophy46 [at] yahoo​ [dot] com.

Time: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011
Place: Valley Park, 821 Marie Ave. W., Mendota Heights, MN 55118

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