Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation UpCycle Stewards Event



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UpCycle Stewards is a joint effort between Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Trees Forever. Events are held the third Thursday of each month June through September from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Gray's Lake. Volunteers who attend will be provided a complimentary beer from Confluence Brewing Company. Volunteers who attend all UpCycle events will be entered to win a Blank Park Zoo family four pack and feed bundle, which includes food to feed the parakeets, ostriches, giraffes, kid's kingdom animals and fish! You will be asked to sign a liability waiver prior to starting. No experience necessary, families welcome, and restrooms on site. What to bring: Water bottle, clothes you don't mind getting beat up, sturdy boots or shoes and work gloves, sun protection, all other equipment provided. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Louis at or 515-288-1846, ext. 35.