5th Annual Great Invader Raider Rally Registration is Open


The 5th Annual Great Invader Raider Rally Registration is now open. Formerly known as The Great Air Potato Round-Up, The Great Invader Raider Rally is an annual, one-day, volunteer powered work party to remove trash and invasive plant species growing within our city’s parks and natural areas. Registration is required to participate in this event.  Interested volunteers may register at Once registered, groups or individual volunteers will be assigned to work to remove invasive plants and trash in pre-selected natural areas from 9 am to around 11 am.

After the work day volunteers are invited to a celebration that will take place at Morningside Nature Center located at 3540 E University Avenue.  This celebration will feature music, eco-friendly educational booths, beautiful scenery, and food available for purchase.  Volunteers are eligible for a raffle where they can win a variety of fabulous prizes!

Every volunteer will receive a commemorative 2019 Great Invader Raider Rally t-shirt as a thank you for their hard work! The Rally t-shirts are highly sought after and volunteers wear them with pride!

For more information, please contact Linda Demetropoulos, Nature Manager at or 352-393-8445.