Volunteers to Plant Dune Grass at Rutherford Beach in Cameron
June 16, the CRCL (Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana) will be planting dune grass starting at 9am. They need volunteers to help plant 6,000 plugs of native dune grass in the area. The grass will promote dune growth, a habitat for nesting birds, enhance the shoreline protection, and increase soil/sand retention along the beach.
The project is set to go from 9am to 4pm Saturday June 16. All tools needed will be provided by the Coalition, including drinks and lunch as well.
The minimum age to volunteer is 10 years old, but must have an adult present. If you and your family would like to help plant dune grass, you can call 262-492-5257 or sign up on their website for online registration.