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Ellen Biales

Deputy Director, Public Works

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Buckthorn Bust

Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Help keep biodiversity in Bloomington!


Join Bloomington Parks and Recreation and Public Works staff and members of the Sustainability Commission to remove invasive species at Nine Mile Creek.

Volunteer activities include cutting, pulling, and hauling buckthorn. No experience is necessary. All instructions and equipment will be provided. Just bring your own work gloves, water bottle and face mask.

  • Register online using the form at the bottom of this page.
  • Meet in the parking lot of Harrison Park, 1701 W 100th Street.
  • The buckthorn bust will take place 1/4 mile south of the Harrison Park parking lot along a paved trail.
  • We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have questions or need additional information, contact Ellen Biales at 952-563-8730 or


44.8225822, -93.3017458

Harrison Park
1701 W 100th St

Bloomington MN, 55431

Harrison Park
1701 W 100th St, Bloomington, MN 55431
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Buckthorn Bust at Nine Mile Creek
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