Schmeeckle Reserve, located on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, offers more than 5 miles of tranquil trails for outdoor enthusiasts to explore.
The newly created Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve will host a Volunteer Day June 14 to encourage community members to get involved at the natural area.
"We are holding this event to invite Schmeeckle Reserve's supporters to enjoy camaraderie and chip in for the environment," said Bill Berry, board president for the Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve.
Volunteers can help out with trail maintenance, remove invasive species such as buckthorn and sample for earthworms for Great Lakes Worm Watch, a citizen science project. ...