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volunteers work on earthen berm

Volunteers work on the earthen berm at Long Marine Lab during a native plant restoration day in November.

Stewardship of campus grounds is a labor of love

Grounds Services' Site Stewardship program, started in 1995, is run with help by many volunteers. The program's mission: To take on ecological restoration and guardianship of campus land. Among its tasks are working on restoration projects to reduce potential for erosion, replacing invasive weeds with native coastal species, doing meadow monitoring, and coordinating volunteer work days. [More]