Volunteer opportunity: planting tree event Sept 25
Save the dates: Sept 23–25 help plant trees, shrubs, and perennials in the heart of St Paul within the thriving Little Bohemia neighborhood.
Restore an urban forest site with other volunteers as part of a MNDOT Community Roadside Partnership in St Paul. MN Nature is leading the three-phase landscape restoration project to transform an abandoned site into “Little Bohemia Trail,” an urban nature and community site in the W7th Little Bohemia Neighborhood.
The project benefits:
• Plants & Landscape Restoration Design Helps to . . .
• Control Water Run-Off
• Prevent Erosion
• Filter Air Pollution
• Build Community
• Engage & Educate Community
• Feed and House Bees, Butterflies, Birds
• Create a Wildlife Corridor for Red Fox, Coyote, Deer, And Others
• Increase Health
• Reduce Urban Heat-Island Effect & Increase Climate Resiliency
• Decrease Freeway Noise in Neighborhood
• Provide Food (Fruit and Nut Trees, Berries, Herbs, and More!)
There Are Three Planting Days:
09/23/2016 6:00 pm – 8 pm, Prep Tree and Plant Sites (Dig Holes, Stage Mulch, etc.)
09/24/2016 6:00 pm – 8 pm, Prep & Plant Tree Sites (Dig Holes, Stage Mulch, Plant some trees!)
09/25/2016 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Plant everything!
Harrison Ave S and Goodrich Ave (MAP)
How You Can Help
We’d love to see you at the event! Stop by to say “hi” or bring your family to help plant, take the new Tree Trek along the trail, or generally be part of this festive event. We’ll also need volunteers to help plant trees and flowers. Hope to see you there—tell you friends and family too! The community and wildlife thank you.
This project is possible because of volunteers like you and the generous funding and support of the Pollution Control Agency, MNDOT, City of St Paul, St Paul Forestry, Youth Conservation Corp. and Little Bohemia Neighborhood. Contact us to learn more.