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Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park

9940 Point Douglas Rd
Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States

September 2013

Explore Urban Wetland Ecology

September 26, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, 9940 Point Douglas Rd
Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States
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Join Friends of the Mississippi River ecologist Karen Schik and Washington Conservation District's Angie Hong to learn about the fascinating ecology of a suburban wetland! We will explore the plant life in and around Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park's wetlands, learn about the important role these plants play in providing habitat and filtering pollutants from water. We'll also use dip nets to get a closer look at macroinvertebrates living in the marsh, and discuss what these tiny creatures reveal about…

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October 2018

Fall brush haul at Ravine Park + lunch!

October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, 9940 Point Douglas Rd
Cottage Grove, MN 55016 United States
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In addition to being beautiful, Ravine Park's dramatic natural features play an important role in water quality, helping to filter pollution from post-rainstorm runoff that would otherwise enter the Mississippi River. Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 20 from 9am - 12pm to help Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) haul out pre-cut brush, primarily buckthorn, to make way for native plants that originally called this park home. No experience is needed, however, registration is required. All tools, gloves and…

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