Invasive Species Removal at St. Vincent County Park-Community Stewardship Alliance

September 25th 8:45 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by removing invasive species along the St. Vincent Greenway in St. Vincent County Park!

This event will also provide information about an exciting opportunity for you to volunteer with the Community Stewardship Alliance program which launched in 2021.Volunteers will be cutting honeysuckle and treating with herbicide and hand-pulling wintercreeper. Please come dressed for the weather. Please bring your own filled water bottle to the event. Work gloves and tools will be provided.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST PRE-REGISTER HERE.

Check-in and registration are at 8:45a.m. After entering the park, volunteers will turn right at the first road and follow it until it ends at a parking lot. There will be signs posted with arrows for directions.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Sunday, September 26.

 

Have questions on the day of the event? Call the Open Space Council at 314-835-9225.

 

COVID-19 precautions: To protect their own health and the health of the people around them, the CDC continues to advise those who are not fully vaccinated to wear a face-covering when social distancing is not possible. Those who are fully vaccinated, meaning that they have received all necessary doses and waited two weeks, may participate in activities without wearing masks or physically distancing themselves. Participants will receive their own pair of gloves and tools will be provided by the Open Space Council.

Special thanks to our partners Forest ReLeaf, Great Rivers Greenway District, Missouri Botanical Garden, Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri Master Naturalists Great Rivers Chapter, the Robert J. Trulaske, Jr. Family Foundation, St. Louis Audubon Society, St. Louis County Parks, the St. Louis County Parks Foundation, and Open Space Council members for their support!

Location

St. Vincent County Park

After entering the park, volunteers will turn right at the first road and follow it until it ends at a parking lot.

7335 St Charles Rock Road

St. Louis, Missouri 63133

Get Directions

Take the Greenway!

MetroBus #2, #35

Rock Road Station

ample parking at trailhead