State wildlife officials have asked for volunteers to help restore and protect natural areas in southeast Michigan. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment says volunteers will collect native plant seeds and cut invasive shrubs in natural areas.
Sessions run Saturday through Nov. 14 at state parks and recreation areas in Oakland, Washtenaw and St. Clair counties. Sites include the Highland Recreation Area, Waterloo Recreation Area and Algonac State Park.
Volunteers should bring appropriate clothes for outdoor work and a clean, empty jug for seed collecting. They also should bring drinking water and sunscreen.
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