Grassy Flats Restoration Planting Event
Saturday, August 22
Your Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County is one of the community partners in the Grassy Flats Restoration Project taking place in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The project is located immediately due west of the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course. When completed, the project will create more than 12 acres of wetlands, including seagrass, spartina, mangrove and oyster habitat in the lagoon. The MIAPBC is seeking volunteers to assist planting mangroves and spartina grass plugs at the site on Saturday, August 22nd from approximately 8am to 12:30pm. Volunteers will be shuttled by boat from Bryant Park in Lake Worth. Space is limited!
Volunteers should be prepared to get wet and muddy. Due to the working conditions, this event is not recommended for volunteers younger than 10 years old. Volunteers younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Volunteers will be supplied with tools, gloves, and refreshments. Event participation is limited to the first 30 volunteers who register. Additional details for volunteers will follow.