Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like multiflora rose, barberry, or garlic mustard take over native plant habitat, which can also harm a variety of wildlife and pollinators, and even harbor pests, like ticks. During this volunteer event, individuals or groups of up to 12 volunteers can sign up for their own one hour time slot between the hours of 9 and 2 to take back the woods from the invasives! Each volunteer/group will receive:
Participants must be age 12 or older and be prepared to work outdoors, rain or shine. Pre-registration for the event is required no later than April 15thby clicking the registration button or calling 724-794-6011. Please register one responsible adult, and then add all of the participant names and the ages of participants under 18 in the Additional Info section.
(For families with children younger than 12, please register instead for our Family Science Outside: Invasives program on Aril 18 or 20-22).
The following COVID safety protocols will be in place:
NOTE: All programs are subject to change
If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or heard of hearing are available for educational programs
Saturday, April 17 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Jennings Environmental Education Center
2951 Prospect Rd., Slippery Rock, PA 16057-5023