Sat, Oct 03 | Pine Ridge Cemetery

Seed Collection at Loda Cemetery Prairie

Prairie seed collection and of our new interpretive sign
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Seed Collection at Loda Cemetery Prairie

Time & Location

Oct 03, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Pine Ridge Cemetery, Loda, IL 60948, USA

About the Event

Join us to collect seeds in one of our treasured remnant prairies, a favorite activity for many of our volunteers.  Our natural areas staff will demonstrate how we clip and catch the seed heads and teach you to identify the right species of plant.  This activity will allow volunteers to space themselves and work safely.  We will also unveil a new interpretive sign installed on the wooden overlook.  The donor of this sign will be on hand as well.  

Directions: In Loda, turn left on Jefferson St (210N) then right on Mulberry St.  Follow signs to Pine Ridge Cemetery. Park on road south of the cemetery and walk the mowed path NNE to preserve.  The address is Pine Ridge Cemetery, Loda, IL 60948.   

What to Bring: Appropriate clothing – long pants and shirt, work shoes, gloves, and bug spray.  Tools will be available and cleaned but feel free to bring your personal tools (hand clippers).   

Covid 19 Adaptations: social distancing, no organized carpooling, and volunteers bring their own drinks/snacks.  

Cancellations:  cancellations will be announced on Facebook and through email to those who RSVP.  

RSVP: Register via the button on the event or email:volunteer@grandprairiefriends.org

Registration is Closed

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