DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Calling all volunteers: The Five Rivers Metroparks is asking for your help with an upcoming event.
Community members of all ages will work at various sites throughout the Dayton area, including:
- Invasive plant removal and maintenance at MetroParks’ Mountain Biking Area (MoMBA), Aullwood Garden, Huffman, Island and Twin Creek MetroParks
- Planting and seasonal maintenance at Adventure Central and the Great Miami Mitigation Bank
- Invasive plant removal and restoration at Carriage Hill and Cox Arboretum MetroParks
- Fence repair and trail maintenance at Carriage Hill MetroPark Riding Center
- Nature play area maintenance and honeysuckle removal at Englewood MetroPark
- Rebuilding garden beds, mulching and trail repair at Possum Creek MetroPark
- Nature play area mulching at Sugarcreek MetroPark
- Fence installation and debris removal at Taylorsville MetroPark
- Trail repair and maintenance at Twin Creek MetroPark
More information is available and registration can be completed online. Participants should wear clothes that are suitable for the weather and the activity in which they are participating. Boots or thick-soled shoes also are recommended, according to the release. Supplies will be provided for activities, but individuals may wish to bring their own gloves or water to drink. Five Rivers MetroParks’ Make a Difference Day is sponsored by Universal 1 Credit Union.