What:

Learn about restoration work happening on UMSL. Learn about invasive plant removal by mechanical means, techniques and methodologies. Meet other professionals in natural lands restoration work. Speak with Native Landscape Solutions (contractors) performing the work. Speak with Jay Fish and learn about the UMSL Campus Honors Environmental Research Project. Learn about MDC Community Conservation Fund.

UMSL recently applied for and received full MDC funding to assist in restoration work of 7 total acres. There are two separate sites slated for restoration beginning in 2019. Our focus for this event will be the south campus site.

Who:
Recent grads or current students learning or interested in natural land restoration work.

Where to park:

Park in south campus garage. From garage walk South down the road until you arrive too a clearing. We will have a tent setup along with various pieces of equipment.

https://www.umsl.edu/maps.html “filter” search by typing “SCG” for South Campus Garage.

Schedule:
Kickoff 9am-9:15am

Introductions 9:15-10am

Demonstrations 10am

For more information:

Call Gregory Ward at 314 516 6323 or email [email protected]