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Indian Lake Prairie Seed Collection

September 23 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fall Prairie Seed Collection

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Fall is a beautiful time of year to be out in the prairie! The colors are changing and prairie seeds are ripe on the stem. Join Natural Areas Staff for a morning of harvesting seeds in various habitats – prairie, woodland, oak savanna all across the County at different parks each week. Seeds are collected to plant and enhance lands in other natural areas for pollinators, wildlife, and land restoration. Join us for what will be a unique and rewarding experience.

You do not need to be experienced in plant ID or have any prior knowledge of seed collection – we will have an overview of each species we’ll be collecting. Children are welcome to attend if accompanied by a chaperone. Groups (students or other) need to contact Lars directly to register and talk over logistics.

Bring drinking water, sunscreen, a hat, bug spray, work gloves, and a snack, if desired. Wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind working in – long sleeves and long pants are recommended. We will provide all other tools and collecting materials.

Covid-19 Guidelines: Please remain at home if you are feeling unwell. Masks will not be required while outdoors.

For further questions contact:

Lars Higdon (608) 286-9497 higdon.lars@countyofdane.com

Claire Lamberg (608) 516-3703 lamberg.claire@countyofdane.com

Shane Otto (608) 575-0396 otto.shane@countyofdane.com


September 23
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Category:


Dane County Parks


Indian Lake County Park
8183 State Highway 19
Cross Plains, WI United States
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