Upcoming volunteer events and details about a buckthorn ID and control workshop with the Anoka Conservation District.
COLLECT NATIVE PRAIRIE SEED
Friday Sept. 13th 1:00 – 4:00pm
Join Anoka Conservation District Staff to collect native prairie seed. Seed will be used at local prairie restoration sites.
Meet at the ACD office: 1318 McKay Drive NE to caravan to the collection site.
Please Register: https://forms.gle/5KLnYHjLYvAMEEad8
VOLUNTEER TO TRANSPLANT RARE LANCE LEAVED VIOLETS
Friday Sept. 20th 9:00am
Join Anoka Conservation District, Landscape Arboretum, City of Blaine, and Critical Connections Ecological Services Staff to transplant rare lance leaved violets into the protected Blaine Wetland Sanctuary. Violets were salvaged from a permitted construction site in Blaine. This is a new program and first ever MN DNR permit for rare plant propagation. Lance leaved violets will be monitored to determine the transplanting effectiveness.
Blaine Wetland Sanctuary @ 11980 Lexington Ave NE Blaine, parking lot at the main entrance off Lexington Ave NE Blaine
Please Register: https://forms.gle/7pHNyMCgLDRc7PA78
Optional: Bring gloves and garden trowel that are clean (with no soil so that we do not spread any weed seed).
BUCKTHORN ID AND CONTROL WORKSHOP
Wednesday Sept. 25th 6:00 – 8:00pm. Learn to identify common and glossy buckthorn and other invasive species and learn treatment methods.
Ham Lake Park Shelter @ 1843 153rd Ave NE Ham Lake
Please Register: https://forms.gle/qXyE2PMVS7ZugAqx9
Questions? Contact Carrie Taylor 763-434-2030 x 19, Carrie.Taylor@AnokaSWCD.org