Elkhart County Parks hosting events to help the earth

The Elkhart County Parks are holding several events across the county to help the earth, in honor of Earth Day.

Help the DeFries Gardens Bloom: Volunteers are invited to help clean and prepare the garden beds for the growing season.

Please also bring water and work gloves.

This event takes place from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Apr. 24.

The event is located on 17477 County Road 46 in New Paris, Ind.

Battle the Invasion of Garlic Mustard: This event is planned at several parks across the county to combat the invasive species, the Garlic Mustard.

The first of this event is Trail Trekkers at Oxbow County Park.

This event is intended for Kids aged six to nine and will take place 1:30–3 p.m. on Monday.

The park located at 23033 County Road 45 in Dunlap

Participants are asked to meet at the Cottonwood Shelter.

The admission fee for the park will be waived.

The next of this event is at Boot Lake Nature Preserve.

This event is from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Apr. 24 & May 8.

The park is located one-mile northwest of Elkhart at 51430 C.R. 3

Attendees are asked to bring their own water and work gloves.

The last event is similar to the first Garlic Mustard event, at Oxbow County Park.

This event is from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. on May 1.

Participants are asked to meet at Fisherman’s Camp Shelter.

The admission fee for the park will be waived.

Prior registration Is required for all events.

You can register for the event here.


Update: Article was updated to include link for registration.

Share this article:
 
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Close
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?