Volunteer Sewing Seeds at Ottawa Bluffs
Ottawa Bluffs Workday Volunteers at Ottawa Bluffs Preserve in Minnesota. © Nancy Johnson

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Ottawa Bluffs Work Day


The winter workdays in January, February and March we will be removing the woody species which have invaded much of the preserve due to the absence of frequent fires during the last 150 years. Winter is the best time for this work as we can quickly dispose of the resulting slash in bonfires.  

Winter work days (tree and brush removal)    
January 5
January 19
February 2
February 16
March 9
March  23
April 6 

All workdays start at 10 AM and end around 3 PM. Please bring a lunch, plenty of water, appropriate (sturdy) foot wear and work gloves. Leather gloves work best. Dress in layers. Rain, snow, or shine, we will be there!  

For information about upcoming Ottawa Bluffs workdays, contact Bill Ramsden at ottawabluffs@gmail.com. Email Minnesota Volunteer at mnvolunteer@tnc.org to sign up for the monthly volunteer e-newsletter.