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Make a Difference Day: Salt Grass Salvage

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Awesome volunteers will assist Refuge staff in salvaging salt grass from an area within the construction footprint of the new visitor center. Fun-seeking volunteers will create a potting medium by combing native soil with peat moss and water. Gardening-geared volunteers will dig up the salt grass roots and underground stems to create plugs. This is a good project for children. No experience required and you'll gain some garden skills. It is recommended to bring a hat, sunscreen, work shoes (not sandals) and clothes that can get dirty and muddy! Water, snacks, (adult-sized) gloves, and an amazingly great time will be provided for all who attend! You may bring your own shovel or garden trowel, or we will provide on for you. Kids should bring their own size of gloves. Register through Get Outdoors Nevada.

Audience: Suitable for adults. Minimum age of 12. Please supervise all children, and have them accompanied by an adult at all times.
Location: Desert National Wildlife Refuge
Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Volunteer Work Type: Restoration

Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 8:30am to 1:00pm