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May 2016

Haul buckthorn at the Vermillion Aquatic Management Area

May 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join us on May 7th from 9-11am at the Vermillion Aquatic Management Area in Farmington! We will be working in the oak woodlands bordering the Vermillion River, a cold prairie stream in the heart of Dakota County, for a 15 minute hike and then the hauling pre-cut buckthorn. Volunteers will be working in an Aquatic Management Area-which are special forms of land protection meant to preserve shoreline property. With creek, lake and river shores being developed throughout the state, the AMA program…

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June 2018

Plant shrubs, grasses and wildflowers at the Vermillion AMA

June 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) for a spring planting in the oak woodlands bordering the Vermillion River on June 2, from 9-11:30 am. The Vermillion River is a cold prairie stream in the heart of Dakota County and a major tributary of the Mississippi River. Volunteers will be working in an Aquatic Management Area (AMA),  a special form of land protection meant to preserve shoreline property. We'll be planting native shrubs, grasses and wildflowers to improve biodiversity at…

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May 2019

Garlic mustard removal at the Vermillion AMA

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, May 23 from 6-8 pm for an evening garlic mustard pull in the oak woodlands bordering the Vermillion River, a cold prairie stream in the heart of Dakota County and a major tributary of the Mississippi River. After a brief introduction and training, volunteers will help protect important members of the native plant community by removing the extremely invasive plant garlic mustard. Although a serious threat, garlic mustard is not only easy to identify but quick…

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