Volunteers needed to monitor wetlands in Hennepin County

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Mary Karius, Environment and Energy: 612-596-9129
Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969


Volunteers needed to monitor wetlands in Hennepin County

Hennepin County’s Wetland Health Evaluation Program (WHEP) is looking for volunteers to monitor wetlands in the Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, Plymouth, Medina, Corcoran, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, and Minnetonka areas.  

Adult volunteers with an interest in wetlands, bugs and/or plants are needed -- no science background or previous experience required. Hennepin County provides all of the training, equipment, and leadership. 

The total time commitment is 15 hours/month throughout June-September 2016. Partnering cities use the data collected to determine the health of water resources and assist with natural resource management. Volunteer applications will be accepted through June 15, 2016.

For more information or to become a volunteer, call Mary Karius at 612-596-9129 or visit www.hennepin.us/volunteer.


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