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Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area

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111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States

October 2015

Restore Habitat at Pine Bend Bluffs

October 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States

Join Friends of the Mississippi River, Flint Hills Resources and Great River Greening on Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm as we return to the Flint Hills property within the Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area along the Mississippi River. The site is only accessible to the public for special occasions such as this annual restoration and celebration event.For security purposes, all volunteers must be 15 or older and include a full current address with their registration. For more information on the…

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April 2016

Help remove invasive garlic mustard at Pine Bend

April 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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Join us on April 28th from 6pm-8pm at the Pine Bend Bluffs in Inver Grove Heights!Located just 20 minutes south of St. Paul, Pine Bend Scientific and Natural Area is home to some of the best views of the Upper Mississippi River and is a welcome respite from the bustle of the cities. Working closely with FMR staff, volunteers will be removing the invasive species garlic mustard from the Pine Bend slope. Brought over by European settlers, this former garden plant has no natural controls…

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July 2016

Remove invasive species at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA

July 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States

Join us Thursday, July 28th, 6 to 8 p.m. to help protect Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific & Natural Area(SNA), an award-winning restoration site known for some of the best views of the Upper Mississippi River.Volunteers will remove spotted knapweed and hoary allysum, two invasive species encroaching on the native prairie. Minnesota's native bees and local wildlife depend on this rare habitat. Plus, with their deeper root systems, the native prairie plants better control erosion and filter pollution that would otherwise…

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October 2016

Help restore Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area, brush haul + celebration

October 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States

Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area at the Flint Hills Resources Property in Inver Grove Heights.Working with FMR and Great River Greening ecologists and staff, volunteers will help protect these native plant communities by removing invasive species, primarily— helping to stack pre-cut buckthorn brush, —and assisting with other restoration tasks as needed. All tools and supplies will be provided, —including coffee, morning snacks and a hot lunch to conclude the event!—This…

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May 2017

Remove garlic mustard at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA

May 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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Located just 20 minutes south of St. Paul, Pine Bend Scientific and Natural Area is home to some of the best views of the Upper Mississippi River and is a welcome respite from the bustle of the cities.  After a short hike volunteers will work closely with FMR staff to remove the invasive species garlic mustard. Brought over by European settlers, this former garden plant has no natural controls in our landscape and can easily take over a forest floor, leaving very little ground…

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July 2017

Pull invasive species at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA

July 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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Join us as we return to protect Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific & Natural Area (SNA), an award-winning restoration site known for some of the best views of the Upper Mississippi River. Working with FMR Land Conservation Director Tom Lewanski and FMR staff, volunteers will remove spotted knapweed and hoary allysum, two invasive species encroaching on the native prairie. Additional tending and restoration activities may take place as well. Minnesota's native bees and local wildlife depend on this rare habitat. Plus,…

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October 2017

Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area brush haul+celebration

October 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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Join Friends of the Mississippi River, Flint Hills Resources and Great River Greening as we return to the Flint Hills property within the Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area along the Mississippi River —— one of the largest and most diverse native ecosystems left in the metro area. The site is only accessible to the public for special occasions such as this annual restoration and celebration event on Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m.-noon. Working with FMR and Great River Greening ecologists and staff, volunteers…

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May 2018

Pledge to pull garlic mustard at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA

May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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Located just 20 minutes south of St. Paul, Pine Bend Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) is home to some of the best views of the Upper Mississippi River and is a welcome respite from the bustle of the cities.  After a short hike volunteers will work closely with Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) staff to remove the invasive species garlic mustard. Volunteers should be able to see a big difference in just a couple hours of work. Removal of this invasive species…

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October 2018

Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area brush haul + celebration

October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States

Join Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR), Flint Hills Resources and Great River Greening as we return to the Flint Hills property within the Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area along the Mississippi River —— one of the largest and most diverse native ecosystems left in the metro area! The site is only accessible to the public for special occasions like this annual restoration and celebration event. Join us for a chance to see it for yourself on Saturday, October 27,…

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May 2019

Pledge to pull garlic mustard and knapweed at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area, 111th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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Located just 20 minutes south of St. Paul, Pine Bend Scientific and Natural Area is home to some of the best views of the Upper Mississippi River and is a welcome respite from the bustle of the cities. After a short but steep hike, volunteers will work closely with Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) staff to remove invasive species on May 1, 2019, from 6-8 pm. We'll be focusing our efforts handpulling garlic mustard and spotted knapweed in this…

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