Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s 20th Annual Watershed Wide Volunteer Restoration Event

From Johnson Creek Watershed Council:

Join us for Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s largest restoration event!

Together we will restore habitat and water quality at TEN work party events throughout Johnson Creek Watershed! Take part in the action to help build a healthier watershed for your human and animal neighbors by planting native trees, mulching and removing invasive species! And we’re doing all of this… wearing COSTUMES! That’s right – we’re going big this year and we can’t wait to see the crazy, wild outfits you’ll be wearing. So, here are the details…

What: Plant, dig, mulch, weed, and look fabulous

When: Saturday, March 3rd 2018, 8:45am -12pm

Where: 10 locations across the watershed

Why: To build a healthier watershed by planting native trees, fighting invasive species, and connecting people to their environment

This is a family-friendly event. Everyone and all experience levels are welcome. Bring a team of coworkers, friends, or family members. We will provide tools, snacks, and FUN! Thank you Pizza Parties and Costume Contests in 2 locations (12:30-1:30.)

Register Here

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