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Katy Prairie – 9 Natives Volunteer Day

November 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2022

Volunteers will work in the native plant garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. This is a perfect way to support native plants in the heart of Houston. Volunteers will maintain the garden by pulling weeds, planting new native plants, and monitoring the garden’s growth. Volunteers of all ages and experience are welcome to join this come-and-go event.

Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting.

Recommended Clothing: Hat, closed toe shoes, and long pants.

What to bring: Water in a reusable water bottle, garden gloves (or the museum has disposable vinyl gloves), and any garden hand tools that you have such as pruners (or scissors), trowel, tool for weeding. KPC will also provide tools.

The 9 Natives Showcase Garden is located outside of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the corner of Hermann Park Drive and San Jacinto Street. Three hour parking is available along Hermann Park Drive or in the parking lot with entrance from the circular drive around the statue of Sam Houston.

Vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear masks or physically distance while volunteering, but unvaccinated individuals must continue to mask and practice physical distancing. If you’re sick (vaccinated or unvaccinated), please stay home.

Please register on the KPC events calendar.

Details

Date:
November 8, 2021
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX
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