Community members are encouraged to volunteer for one or more of a series of natural area work days. Volunteers will work to remove invasive plant species, such as garlic mustard and buckthorn, from East Lansing parks.
Current Work Day Schedule
March 18, 2023
9-11 a.m. Albert A. White Memorial Park
Meet behind Fire Station 1 1700 Abbot Road
Removal of buckthorn
April 15, 2023
Albert A. White Memorial Park
Meet behind Fire Station 1
1700 Abbot Road
The City of East Lansing will provide work gloves, tools and refreshments. Volunteers should wear long sleeves, long pants, boots/shoes that can get muddy and additional work gloves (if you have them).
Residents interested in volunteering can contact Heather Majano, Stewardship Coordinator, at (517) 319-6804 or by email.
If it is below freezing or pouring rain the workday will be canceled. Program coordinators will do their best to email/call everyone who has signed up in advance and post cancellations on Facebook.