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Volunteer – Weedy Wildflower Removal

Saunders Woods Preserve | Sat, May 19, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Grab a friend and join Natural Lands staff and fellow volunteers in pulling dame’s rocket wildflowers from Saunders Woods’ meadow. Though pretty, these plants are invasives that crowd-out native wildflowers, and don’t support insects or butterflies. For every plant removed, we’ll plant a native wildflower in its place.

Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn about habitats and wildlife, while helping care for natural resources and connecting with like-minded people. Grab gloves, and come out to volunteer with us!


Saunders Woods Preserve
1020 Waverly Road
Gladwyne , PA 19035


May 19, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm

Saunders Woods Preserve is a natural oasis for wildlife and community residents in the heart of the Main Line. The Bridlewild Trail passes through the preserve and connects to a wider system of paths that wind through the community. A walk here reveals a lively forest habitat as well as an open meadow that is home to a variety of bird species.

Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes.

Wear long pants and long sleeved shirts—poison ivy and brambles may be present.

Ticks and bugs are possible; bug spray recommended.

Please leave your four-legged friends at home.

Be prepared to walk on uneven terrain and get dirty. All tools, gloves, and water will be provided.

Restrooms are not available. Please plan accordingly.

No experience necessary; instruction will be provided. Suitable for ages 12+.

Volunteers contribute valuable time and talents to Natural Lands – thank you for your hard-working efforts.


Event is free. Registration required. Please complete and submit the secure, on-line registration form below to let us know you are coming, or call 610-353-5587 ext. 221.

Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

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