The Rappahannock River Valley NWR has been awarded 2,080 common and swamp milkweed plugs from the Monarch Watch to plant in 50 acres of grasslands within the refuge. We need your help to get these plants planted and thriving for wildlife! Join the fun and be a part of the creation of pollinator habitat on your local wildlife refuge!
Where: Grassland fields in the Wilna Unit (336 Wilna Road, Warsaw, VA); Meet at the field next to the Wilna Lodge.
When: May 25, 29, 31 from 9a – 12:30p; (please sign up ahead of time)
How to sign up: Email the biologist, Lauren at Lauren_cruz@fws.gov with the date(s) you would like to volunteer!
What to bring: Lots of water, snacks and tools (planters, dibble bars) that you think might help! Gloves and tools will be provided if you don’t have a preference.
Who: All are welcome to come join this milkweed planting event!
Feel free to email Lauren_cruz@fws.gov for any questions.