Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Holds Earth Day Work Day April 12

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve  is calling for volunteers who’d like to get involved in hands-on environmental stewardship on Earth Day Work Day 2014 April 12 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1635 River Road, New Hope, Bucks County.
The Preserve invites families, individuals, groups and students to participate in the unique opportunity to work with the Preserve’s environmental experts helping to protect Pennsylvania’s native plants.
“There is something for every age here,” said Trish McGuire, volunteer coordinator.  “Earth Day Work Day 2014 activities include removal of invasive and non-native plants; general grounds and trails Summer-season preparation; and weather permitting, planting!”  
Eco-conscious volunteers will have the chance to meet one another at a delicious complimentary lunch served immediately following in the Visitor’s Center.  Additionally, The Preserve will validate vouchers for students fulfilling volunteer service hour requirements.  
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve contains nearly 1,000 of the 2,000 plant species native to Pennsylvania, growing in a naturalistic setting of woodlands, meadows, ponds, Pidcock Creek, and some two and a half miles of walking trails. The Preserve is an excellent site for bird watching.
The event is free, but advance registration is required by calling 215-862-2924 or sending email to: mcguire@bhwp.org.

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