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Dane County Parks

Native Plant Propagation - Pot and Tray Washing Day!

Event Dates

  • Friday, 01/19/2024 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, 02/12/2024 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Event Description

Did you know the Dane County Land & Water Resources Department has a program that provides free native plants to schools and community groups? Since the program began, we have distributed more than 37,000 plants. Many of these plants are grown by volunteers! In an effort to reduce plastic waste and lower program costs, we try to reuse plant pots and trays each year. To do this, we rinse and sanitize the pots to reduce the risk of spreading pathogens or plant diseases. We are hosting a pot and tray washing day! Volunteers will help us scrub, sanitize and lay pots and trays out to dry. These supplies will be used for the 2024 growing program.

Event Details:

  • Please register by signing up below

  • This event will be a little wet and messy so wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet! We will provide gloves for volunteers working with the sanitizer. Boots or waterproof shoes are highly recommended.
  • We will be working in a heated building with bathroom access and a water fountain.

Location

Dane County Parks - Operations Facility

4212 Robertson Rd. Madison, WI 53714 

It is the western building on the lower lot.

Meet at the front door.

Contact

Susan Sandford

(608) 669-1816

Sandford.Susan@countyofdane.com

 

Categories: Volunteer

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