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October is a wonderful time to witness the diverse flora that Barton Nature Area has to offer. From the moisture-loving Joe-pye-weed of the wet meadows to the big and little bluestems of the dry prairie, when you visit Barton, you know you’re in for a treat. This natural area has come a long way since 1960 when it was purchased from Detroit Edison, and there is still lots to be accomplished. Your help in restoring Barton Nature Area – by cutting and removing invasive shrubs – is what continues to invite special species of birds, butterflies, and mammals, and it will help keep this unique park healthy for years to come. Meet at the Barton Dam parking lot on Huron River Dr (map: tinyurl.com/BartonParkingLot).
Pre-registration through VolunteerHub is encouraged. NAP continues to monitor recommendations from health officials; please stay home if you are feeling ill. Volunteers registered for events will be notified in advance of any changes to the workday. Please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes, and wear socks that close the gap between shoes and pants. Bring a water bottle and leather gloves if you have them. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools and know-how provided. Register at tinyurl.com/Barton100822.
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