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September 10, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Little Maquoketa River Mounds Preserve
18062 Walking Way
Dubuque, IA 52001
Little Maquoketa River Mounds Tree in the Fall
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Restoration Club

Thursday, September 10, 2020

This 41 acre preserve features 32 ancient burial mounds. The preserve also harbors a mature forest containing numerous wildflowers and a small remnant of native blufftop prairie. A trail up the 200-foot steep bluff continues at the top to circle around the Indian Mounds that are protected by fencing. We need your help removing unwanted woody vegetation from this unique area to preserve the mounds. No experience necessary and all equipment provided! What to Wear: Wear long pants and sturdy, close-toed shoes for working on uneven terrain in heavily vegetated areas on restoration workdays. Volunteerism for All: The majority of volunteer events are setup with people of all ages in mind. We will tailor each work day to fit the needs and abilities of all present. With safety in mind, manual tools such as loppers and hand/bow saws are utilized. Interested? Meet us at the Little Maquoketa Rive Mounds parking lot at 18062 Walking Way Dubuque Iowa 52001. See you there!