Silverspot butterfly

Silverspot butterflies.

SURF PINES — North Coast Land Conservancy will host small, socially distanced volunteer parties to plant native wildflowers between mid-March and April 1.

The plantings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, March 23, March 24, March 26, March 30, March 31 and April 1. Each planting party is limited to six volunteers.

A total of 3,000 plugs of dune tansy and edible thistle will be planted during the events. The wildflowers are considered an important nectar species for pollinators.

To register for a planting, visit Volunteers will be expected to wear masks and stay at least six feet away from others. Staff will be present during each event.

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