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Prairie Seed Harvesting Event at Millennium Park!

Saturday, September 21, 2024

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Millennium Park
1415 Maynard Ave SW
Walker, MI 49534-7022

Help harvest native prairie seeds to support pollinators, prairies, and ecosystems across Kent County Parks! The seeds that are harvested from the native prairie at Millennium Park will be spread at other prairie restoration sites and pollinator waystations! A workshop on how to identify common native prairie plants will be included. Great for volunteers of all ages!

Registration is required. Please click the “Register” button to sign up.

NOTE: Projects are not canceled for light rain, but they may be delayed or canceled for heavy rain or weather advisories. Please dress for the weather and pack personal items such as water bottles, insect repellent, etc. We strongly recommend wearing long pants and work shoes or boots to all events. All tools and supplies, including light work gloves, will be provided on site. Waiver forms will be available on site, or groups/organizations may submit a waiver prior to the event date. Any child under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or designated organization leader for the duration of the event. Although leashed pets are welcome at most parks, pets (except for service animals) are not permitted at volunteer events due to safety concerns.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please email KCPvsevents@kentcountymi.gov. Thank you!