Would you like to participate in the clean community challenge this summer? This is a great way to get your first stamp of the summer, or add to the participation stamps you already have. We will have Clean Community Cards available at the first knapweed pull of the 2016 season, so gather your team and get ready for a fun evening of invasive plant removal! A little bit of volunteer time, a pair of gloves and some team work is all it takes. Call Curtis at Helen Schuler Nature Center – 403-320-3064 to register.
City of Lethbridge departments, including Helen Schuler Nature Centre, Parks, and Water, with the assistance of the Oldman Watershed Council (OWC), are inviting members of the community to join in the fight against invasive plants by participating in a weed pull this summer. Weed pulls are planned for the third Thursday of each month through the summer 5pm-9pm and will target Knapweed species in problem-areas:
May 19th – Helen Schuler Nature Centre
First weed pull of the season – meet at the Coal Mining Kiosk beside HSNC @ 5:00 pm
June 16th – Meet in Galt museum parking lot
July 21st – Elizabeth Hall Wetlands
August 18th – Botterill Bottom park
September 15th – – Helen Schuler Nature Centre
Last weed pull of the season – meet at the Coal Mining Kiosk beside HSNC @ 5:00 pm
Each weed pull will start at 5:00pm with an informative talk from local experts about issues affecting our watershed, and how each of us can make a positive difference! Of course there will be snacks, drinks, gloves, bags and tools to be provided to participants. Prizes will be awarded to volunteers throughout the summer! We will have a table set up at the start location with someone handing out the supplies you need through the evening.
Anyone wishing to participate can contact the Nature Centre for more details or to register – 403-320-3064 – or just show up!