Reminder – Please help plant trees Sat. Oct. 22 at Creve Coeur Park

More volunteers with shovels

Volunteers at Mallard Lake
Photo courtesy of Mitch Leachman, the Executive Director of the St. Louis Audubon Society and coordinator of the Bring Conservation Home program

By Dawn Weber
Board Member-at-Large, Wild Ones – St. Louis Chapter

Volunteers are needed for an important tree planting at Creve Coeur Park on Saturday, October 22. Please see details below.

As one of the partners in this Mallard Lake project, we provide input through Wes Boshart, Vice-President, who attends the project meetings. In addition, we are providing volunteers and have welcomed a grant request as this exciting habitat restoration continues to develop.

Registration is requested for this event. Please provide your:

  • Name
  • Contact information
  • Number attending

to Mitch Leachman at or call (314) 599-7390.

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Rain Date: Saturday, October 29
Event: Tree planting
Location: Creve Coeur Park
Bring a shovel if you have one. Project site is just south of Page/364 and north of Mallard Lake. Access is via Creve Coeur Mill Rd, north of the Creve Coeur Lakehouse and right at the Forest ReLeaf Nursery, just before the overpass. Continue along the trail, through the roundabout (carefully) and park on the side of the trail. (Note: GPS may take you to the wrong location. Here are the directions to the Nursery and then continue as above. Nursery_Directions_2015)

Registration: Starts at 8:30 a.m.
Project: Begins at 9:00 a.m.
Length: Half-day.
Items provided: Gloves and other supplies/materials
Who can attend: All ages are welcome, but those under 18 must have parental/adult supervision at all times.

One thought on “Reminder – Please help plant trees Sat. Oct. 22 at Creve Coeur Park

  1. Wild Ones AND Mitch ……. I intend to be part of the tree planting at Creve Coeur Park this Saturday Oct. 22, 2016 at 8:30 a. m. Joan Featherston

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