Here’s how you can volunteer with Ann Arbor Parks in February
Lend your hand at several events in February in Ann Arbor’s natural areas. The city of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation runs regular volunteer events to restore the city’s parks and natural areas while fostering a concern for the environment among residents. Then join the Stewardship Network’s Huron Arbor Cluster for an informal discussion on a monthly topic with volunteer and professional land stewards, plus others interested in nature. Join NAP to restore this valuable habitat by removing invasive shrubs at Leslie Park. Format: Zoom MeetingFire is used as a restoration tool in many of Ann Arbor’s natural areas.
City of Ann Arbor to resume outdoor volunteer opportunities with new safety measures
ANN ARBOR The city of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation will be resuming in-person volunteer opportunities this month with new safety protocols. Maintain a 6-foot distance from others at all times during the events. Participants must wear a mask and maintain a 6-foot distance from others at all times. Stewardship Workday: Sugarbush Nature AreaSaturday, June 13, 14 p.m.Join NAP in this scenic part of Ann Arbor to pull invasive species. Participants must wear a mask and maintain a 6-foot distance from others at all times.
Help pull spring invasive species in Ann Arbor this week
ANN ARBOR The city of Ann Arbors Natural Area Preservation is calling on local volunteers to help pull invasive spring plant species as part of a virtual event. Volunteers are encouraged to remove spring invasive species from their yards and gardens as well as city-owned nature areas. Each season, aggressive non-native plants spread and outcompete native species, reducing the diversity of native wildlife, including butterflies and small mammals. Residents are asked to pull plants on their own or with members from their household. After youve pulled the plants, report your efforts to the Stewardship Network Spring Invasive Species Challenge.