Coldwater Spring is a historic landmark located between Minnehaha Falls and Fort Snelling. Volunteers will plant trees and wetland plants and help with other restoration activities to support this park in progress. National Park Service rangers will offer public tours in the afternoon to celebrate the park’s opening. REI is providing free lunch and t-shirts for all volunteers!
Started in 1994, National Public Lands Day is the nation?s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. National Public Lands Day keeps the promise of the Civilian Conservation Corps, the “tree army” that worked from 1933-42 to preserve and protect America’s natural heritage. Estimated cost: Free lunch! Free T-shrt! Free bandana!
Sponsoring organization: Mississippi River Fund