The Master Naturalists, volunteers who serve conservation projects, are planning steps such as removing invasive species from vegetation near Saint Joseph’s Corby Pond. Department of Conservation Outreach and Education Supervisor TJ Peacher says beautification will be an added bonus to the project. Talks will begin at 5:30 p.m. this Friday, and anyone who enjoys the park is invited to attend.

Click here to listen to KMZU’s Mandy Young talk with Department of Conservation Outreach and Education Supervisor TJ Peacher:

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Hotdogs for Corby Pond to highlight planned improvements

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo — Free hotdogs and a discussion on plans to beautify and improve the fishing at Corby Pond will be offered from 5:30 p.m. to dusk on May 18 at the pond near 22nd Street in The Parkway at St. Joseph. The event is hosted by the Loess Hills Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalists.

Master Naturalists and experts from partnering agencies or groups will be on hand to talk about improvements that can boost water quality and fishing at the lake, which is in Corby Grove in the city’s historic parkway. The Master Naturalists, volunteers who serve conservation projects, are planning steps such as removing invasive species from vegetation near the pond.

Anyone who enjoys the pond and the park is invited to attend. For more information, call 816-271-3100.