Tag Archives: Volunteers

Ecological Restoration Conference Draws Global Audience to Madison

More than 1200 people from 57 countries converged on Madison last week (October 5-11) to attend the 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration.   Sponsored by the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), the conference was a homecoming of sorts for both … Continue reading

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Glenway Prairie Work Party This Saturday (8.18.12)

Sandy Stark, DMNA Path Committee Chair sends this reminder and call for volunteers: “Hello, vacationers and gardeners and volunteers.” “This coming Saturday, from 9:30-11:30, drop by to help dig out or clip burdock, hedge parsley, thistle, ragweed around our Glenway/Path … Continue reading

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New Volunteers Brave A Windy Day

The Saturday (4.30.11) SW Bike Path work party attracted several eager new volunteers on the opening day of the season for weed control and general spring clean up, reports Sandy Stark, chair of the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association (DMNA) bike path … Continue reading

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Brief History of SW Bike Path Prairie Restoration

Community members have pulled weeds and planting trees, shrubs, and flowers along the SW Bike Path almost since it was paved, about 10 years ago.  Much of this activity centered around the Odana Road intersection on the west end, and … Continue reading

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