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3M Cottage Grove Natural Area

Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States

October 2015

Hayride + Buckthorn Blast

October 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
3M Cottage Grove Natural Area Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States
Free

Help us preserve and restore a rare prairie and oak woodlands at 3M's Cottage Grove facility near the Mississippi River Saturday, October 17. We'll kick this special event off with a light breakfast followed by a prairie nature walk (we may even collect a few native seeds along the way) — and a hayride! After, volunteers are needed to help restore the oak woodlands by hauling pre-cut brush, primarily buckthorn, before enjoying by a catered lunch. Sign up for the early morning hike and hayride (8:30-10:30 a.m.), the…

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September 2016

Haul brush from the oak woodlands

September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3M Cottage Grove Natural Area Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States

Join us on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9am to 12pm as we help to preserve and restore the oak woodlands at 3M's Cottage Grove facility near the Mississippi River. Former invasive species thickets are now home to wildflowers and wildlife, helping to connect adjacent natural areas and form part of a green corridor in southern Washington County.We will start the morning with a light breakfast at the meeting site (exact directions will be provided to registered volunteers) and then volunteers will head…

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October 2018

Oak woodland brush haul + lunch!

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3M Cottage Grove Natural Area Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States + Google Map

Thanks to the support of local volunteers and a long-term partnership with 3M, Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) has had the privilege of helping to preserve and restore the oak woodlands at 3M's Cottage Grove facility near the Mississippi River. Former invasive species thickets are now home to wildflowers and wildlife, helping to connect adjacent natural areas and form part of a green corridor in southern Washington County. On October 6, from 9am-12pm, we will start the morning with…

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October 2019

Oak woodlands brush haul + lunch!

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3M Cottage Grove Natural Area Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States + Google Map

Thanks to the support of local volunteers and a long-term partnership with 3M, Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) has had the privilege of helping to preserve and restore the oak woodlands at 3M's Cottage Grove facility near the Mississippi River. Former invasive species thickets are now home to wildflowers and wildlife, helping to connect adjacent natural areas and form part of a green corridor in southern Washington County. On October 12, we will start the morning with a light…

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