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Volunteer Stewardship Day: Bull Thistle Removal - Saturday, June 8, 2024

Saturday, June 8 -  Join botanist and conservationist Larry Hendrickson and VMF's Suzie Meyer for a morning removing non-native bull thistle at VMF's Volcan Mountain Nature Center and mustard along Volcan Road! We will also do some light trail maintenance on VMF's Sky Island Trail.

By removing this invasive plant species, you will have the satisfaction knowing that your are restoring the forest to its healthy natural ecosystem! 

Date:  June 8

Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wildcrafting: Wild and Natural Spa Day - Sunday, May 26, 2024

Sunday, May 26: Join VMF's Outdoor Naturalist Janice Smith as we start our spa day by relaxing quietly at our individual sit spot. Afterward, we will walk around the nature center to identify and forage some of the plants that we will include in three unique DIY nature inspired beauty products that you can use at home. We will make pine needle lemon tea to sip while we make wild mountain soap, horsetail raw sugar scrub, and wild herbal bath salts.