Native Plant Gardening Fundamentals: Understanding Your Habitat
05/26/2022
6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Autumn Grove Park
1365 Lydia Avenue West, Roseville

Landscape Revival Oakdale
06/04/2022
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oakdale Fire Station #1
5000 Hadley Ave. No., Oakdale

Landscape Revival Shoreview
06/11/2022
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shepherd of the Hills Church
3920 Victoria St N, Shoreview

Big River Big Woods service projects are inactive in the winter months. Check back here in a few months for updates on our 2022 service projects.  Direct your questions about a project to contact@bigriverbigwoods.org. Help us restore native landscapes at one of our service project locations!

A gravel path through a blooming flower garden.

Island Lake Elementary School

Shoreview's Island Lake Elementary School's Pollinator Garden has undergone major renovation in recent years.

  • Location: 3555 Victoria St. N.
  • Meeting on: weekday or Saturday mornings as needed, from 9 to 11 am, starting in mid-June.
  • Mailing list: The schedule changes according to what's needed, so it's best to be on the mailing list. Send your request to contact@bigriverbigwoods.org.
  • Ask for: Karen or Leanne.
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  • More details can be found by clicking "See all projects".

A stone path through a native plant garden with grasses and pink flowers.

Roseville Public Library

The Children's Garden at the Ramsey County Library is framed by natural plantings and includes a rain garden as well as a natural prairie. The garden is used frequently by families with young children who enjoy the fenced in area to safely play outdoors while visiting the library.

  • Location: 2180 North Hamline Ave
  • Meeting on: schedule to be determined
  • Length of session: 1 hr.
  • Ask for: Nicole Brinkman, Librarian
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  • More details can be found by clicking "See all projects".

sign says villa park, roseville

Villa Park Gardens

Roseville’s Villa Park rain and pollinator gardens are in need of some tender loving care. We need volunteers to help pull invasive garlic mustard this spring.

  • Location: 2055 Cohansey Boulevard, at Villa Park lower playground, by the stop sign.
  • Meeting on:
    Friday, May 6, 9 am to 11 am. (In case of rain, Sunday, May 8, 1 pm to 3 pm)
    Sunday, May 15, 1 pm to 3 pm (Cancelled in case of rain.)
    Friday, May 20, 9 am to 11 am (Cancelled in case of rain.)

    Please bring gloves, wear clothes that protect your legs and ankles, and a dandelion pronged tool if you have one.

  • Length of session: 2 hours
  • Special focus: Removing invasive garlic mustard.
  • Mailing list: For updates, send your request to be on the mailing list to contact@bigriverbigwoods.org
  • Ask for: Erica
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  • Additional opportunities at the Reservoir Woods park are to be found by clicking "See all projects".