Earth Day Clean-Up at Randol Mill Park

The Arlington Conservation Council (ACC), University of Texas at Arlington College of Science (COS) and the Neighbors of Randol Mill Park (NORMP) are sponsoring an Earth Day celebration at Randol Mill Park (1901 W Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX) on Saturday, April 23, to cap the College's Science Week. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. on the day of the event, with an early Birding Walk provided prior to assigned work taking place from 9 a.m. to noon.


Activities

Volunteers for the following events are welcomed and completion of the volunteer interest form is encouraged.

Bird Walk

Early bird walk around Randol Mill Park by birding expert and Texas Master Naturalist Charley Amos, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Bluebird nest monitoring at Randol Mill Park

Bluebird Nest Monitoring

Monitoring the 11 bluebird boxes for nests, nestlings, etc., immediately following the bird walk.

Litter in a creek at Randol Mill Park

Trash Pickup

Trash pick-up around the park natural areas, including the creek, pond and fields.

Greenhouse at Randol Mill Park

Greenhouse Work

Working in and around the Randol Mill Park greenhouse with native plants, including potting sedge for use in beautification and erosion control efforts.

Pollinator garden in full bloom at Randol Mill Park

Pollinator Gardens

Working in and around the Randol Mill Park pollinator gardens.

Invasive plant species take over a sign at Randol Mill Park

Invasives Removal

Removing invasive plants in the wildflower area, and removing privet in Randol Mill Park natural areas.

A trio of planters pose with their seedlings at Randol Mill Park

Planting

Planting trees and sedge for beauty and erosion control.

Volunteer Interest Form




Partner

Arlington Conservation Council

ACC works to protect Arlington's natural environment through education, community service, and advocacy for a sustainable future.


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Neighbors of Randol Mill Park

The Neighbors of Randol Mill Park work toward making improvements within the park and strive to raise the quality of life for its users by solving community problems and also by being proactive in order to prevent unwanted activities before they become evident.