to kick off the Stewardship Saturdays at the Coffee Creek
The conservancy is
partnering with Rebuilding Together Duneland, The town of Chesterton’s Tree
Committee, and Endbrige.
This Saturday 100
pre-registered volunteers will be working at The Coffee Creek Watershed
- Plant over 300
trees to replace the 1,500 ash trees lost due to the Emerald Ash Borer.
- Reclaim an
overgrown trail that meanders along the beautifully restored banks of Coffee
- Remove woody
overgrowth along Phillips Pond.
- Paint support
poles for the Chesterton Amphitheater Shade Sails which be be reinstalled
for the first time in 8 years.
gather this Saturday at 10 a.m. near the Trellis Overlook for the official
Arbor Day Tree Planting, hosted by Chesterton’s Tree Committee.
Saturdays, made possible by a partnership with Liberty and Jackson Township
Trustees and funded through Enbridge’s Environmental Stewardship Grant, are
held the second Saturday of every month.
This new monthly
program is a fun, hands-on stewardship opportunity for watershed
stakeholders to join the team in managing and monitoring the environmental
health of the 157-acre Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve. All are welcome to