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VH – The Canyon Creek Wetlands and Wildscape

November 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hello Master Naturalists!

This opportunity is in Richardson, offering members who live in SW Collin County an volunteer option close to home.  The project has a reoccurring 3rd Saturday workday from 8 am-12 pm.  Approved workers can also work independently any day, any time.

Event: The Canyon Creek Wetlands and Wildscape 

Date:  Third Saturday of each Month

Time:  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Work Plan:  Removal of invasive plant species, protecting existing native plants, planting native grasses, wildflowers and trees using volunteers from the community and the Texas Master Naturalist programs improve the biodiversity of these pockets Blackland prairie and riparian areas.

There is a scheduled workday on the third Saturday of every month from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Volunteers may also work independently on any day at any time to remove Scabiosa, Queen Anne’s Lace, broom weed, and Johnson Grass only after a City of Richardson waiver has been completed, sent to, and approved by Julia Koch.

Location:1001 President George Bush Turnpike, Richardson, TX 75080

Parking:  Park behind the Hilton Garden Inn

Dress:  Routine dress code for activity in the field: Long-pants, boots/close-toed shoes; long-sleeved shirts are recommended.  Master Naturalists should wear their name badges.

Bring:  Drinking water, gloves, sunscreen, insect repellant and face mask (just in case)

Contact:  Julia Koch @ 214.226.2328 – email juliakoch@live.com

Logging VH:  VH should be logged as BPTMN: Other Prairie Restoration with “Canyon Creek Marsh and Wildscape restoration” in the service description box.

Other Information:   

  • The attached city of Richardson Volunteer waiver must be signed and submitted to Julia Koch at juliakoch@live.com prior to working.
  • There is also an attached document describing the history of the Canyon Creek Marsh.

Linda NixonBPTMN Communications Director


November 18
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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