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Annual Native Species Planting Day at Townsend Park!

Saturday, October 7, 2023

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Townsend Park
8280 6 Mile Rd NE
Rockford, MI 49341

Help support native habitats throughout Townsend Park! Volunteers will help out by planting a variety of native forbs and seeds- pollinators love them! Great for volunteers of all ages and groups of all sizes. Plus, everyone who participates will receive a complimentary lunch with snacks and beverages!

Registration is required! Please click the “register” button at the bottom of this page to sign up. Please register by 10 am on Friday, October 6th. Thanks!

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, please email park.volunteers@kentcountymi.gov. Thanks! 🙂