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An AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) team is hosting a community service day with Coon Rapids and Whiterock Conservancy on June 24, 2017. Volunteers are removing invasive species on the hiking trails of around Coon Rapids from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 156 E. Main St. in Coon Rapids at 9:00 a.m.

The day involves conserving the native ecosystem along the Steve Garst Trail. Volunteers are walking along the trail and removing invasive species such as honeysuckle and multi-flora rose.

Protective gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided to volunteers. It is encouraged that participants wear long pants/sleeves, gloves, and sturdy shoes, bring their own loppers or bow saw, and pack lunch if desired.

For more information, or to let us know you plan to attend, please contact Chris Tollefsen at serviceproject.outreach14@gmail.com.