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Eagle Creek (56th Street Overlook)

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Service Learning Project at Eagle Creek (56th Street Overlook)

Project 1 Date: October 6 (Friday)   Time:   9:30 AM - 1 PM      

Project 2 Date: October 7 (Saturday) Time:   9:30 AM - 1 PM

 

Project 1 Backup Date: Sunday, October 8   Time:  TBD

Project 2 Backup Date: Sunday, October 8   Time:  TBD

 

 

Work Day Description: Removal of Invasive Exotic Species and Trail Head Cleanup. We will be targeting Amur Bush Honeysuckle, Privet Hedge and Burning Bush.

Participants must wear clothes appropriate for outdoor field work.  Long pants and closed toe shoes are required (NO Crocs or Keens).  Water, gloves, equipment and a light snack will be provided.

Meeting Location: Click on photos to see larger downloadable images. 

We’ll be meeting on the west side of Eagle Creek Reservoir at the 56th Street Overlook. From campus, take I-65 North to exit 121 (Lafayette Rd); turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp and continue north on Lafayette Rd; turn left on 56th Street and continue across the causeway over the reservoir; turn right into the parking area just after the causeway. If you reach Sunnyhill Rd, you've gone too far.  Follow all the way to the end for parking and meeting location.

          

 

 


Eagle's Crest Background Information from Department of Natural Resources

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