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CPD Natural Areas Planted Thousands of Native Plants

Natural Areas crew planting hundreds of milkweed plants in the park.

On Thursday, June 8 & Friday, June 9, our Natural Areas crew and 10 volunteers planted hundreds, if not thousands, of native plants! Utilizing funds received through a national grant program for pollinator habitats, our crew planted about $2000 in native plants in Heritage Park >> and over $2000 in native milkweed species in Robert C. Porter Family Park >>.

Visit our Natural Areas page to learn more about the importance of native plant restoration!



Diagram showing the different in root length of grass verses the long root structure of native prairie plants.


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