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Help Restore the Prairie at Paw Paw Preserve

Sponsoring Organization: The Nature Conservancy

Date: September 17, 2016

Start Time: 9am

End Time: 1pm

Location : Paw Paw Prairie Fen Preserve

Description of the Event: This summer and fall, help The Nature Conservancy as we continue to work on restoring the prairie at this unique preserve. We will be removing invasive plants and collecting native seeds in the upland prairie, in addition to other preserve maintenance activities. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to visit the fen, part of the preserve not often seen by visitors.

From Kalamazoo: Take exit 66 off of I-94 and travel south on CR 652/24th St./S. Main.
Turn left (east) on 64th Ave. and travel to 22nd St./Van Kal Ave.
Turn right (south) on 22nd St./Van Kal Ave. Travel approximately 1 mile.
The preserve parking lot and entrance is on the right (west).

Dress in comfortable clothing and wear hiking or walking shoes. We recommend long sleeves and pants as well as a hat. To venture into the fen, waterproof boots are needed.
A light snack and beverage will be provided, but please bring your own lunch and water.
Pets are not allowed on TNC preserves. For further information on our preserve guidelines, please visit our website, 

For more information or to RSVP please contact Christin Jones at 517-316-0300 ext. 2212 or

Education Credit Hours:  N/A

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