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Wetland Earth Day Planting @ Shepherd’s Corner

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

An Earth Day Invitation

The creation of this wetland is an act of love for Earth. With your help, we work to turn these hay fields into a thriving, wonderfully productive, and biologically diverse ecosystem. An ecosystem that has amazing abilities to filter water, sequester carbon, refill groundwater stores, and provide a refuge for countless species throughout their life cycles.

Help us help Earth heal herself. Knowing her generosity, it wouldn’t be a surprise if you find something beautiful along the way.

Shepherd’s Corner is an ecological ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace that serves as a center for ecology, spirituality and education. The property’s diverse range of habitats offers a haven for wildlife and native flora, plus a place of peace, natural beauty, and spiritual refreshment.


Last year at our Earth Day planting we focused on planting emergent and prairie plants in our wetland area. Our 2024 Planting at the wetland, of screening plants, is made possible by a Green Funds grant through the Columbus Foundation. We are grateful that we were awarded this grant so that we might continue to establish our wetland area.


AM Time frame: 9:00 am – Noon

Who: Participants must over the age of 15 are invited to join us for our Earth Day planting. Minors (15-17) should be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.
What: Wetland Earth Day Planting at Shepherd’s Corner Ecology. The am volunteer time frame will be focused on digging holes with planting as time allows.
When: 9:00 am – Noon
Where: Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center – 987 N. Waggoner Road Blacklick Ohio, 43229
What to Bring: work gloves, shovel, boots or old shoes, a reusable water bottle



April 20
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center


Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center
987 N Waggoner Road
Blacklick, OH 43004 United States
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