Podcast at Carlos Avery WMA

Published

07/25/2018

Start Date

09/29/2018

End Date

09/29/2018

Duration

One-time only

Address

Carlos Avery WMA
6690 East Viking Boulevard
Wyoming
Minnesota
55092
United States

Description

Registration is required:

https://www.greatrivergreening.org/events/podcast-at-carlos-avery-wma/

Join Great River Greening for our first public event at the Carlos Avery State Wildlife Management Area. Volunteers will release milkweed seeds through a “podcast” and plant pollinator friendly plugs including common, butterfly, and whorled milkweed at the Sunrise Unit.  NOTE: This event has a later start time.


The restoration activities will restore help the prairie and oak savanna site and improve the natural habitat for pollinators, especially monarch butterfly. This event is occurring during waterfowl hunting season, although far from the popular game area. Orange safety vests will be provide to volunteers.


Partners and Funders:

MN DNR, Ramsey County Correctional Facility, Outdoor Heritage Fund, and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Monarch Conservation Fund


Some Considerations:

·        Age: Family-Friendly

·        Level of Difficulty: Easy

Geography of the Site: Flat, Unpaved, and Open

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

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