Sponsoring Organization: Fort Meade
Help remove Japanese stilt grass, English ivy, garlic mustard, tree of heaven, multiflora rose, Japanese honeysuckle, common privet, phragmites, Asiatic tearthumb, etc. Prior to removing the weeds, there will be a short training session on identification, and control techniques of non-native invasive plants.
People of all ages, backgrounds and interests are invited to spend a few hours outdoors, hand-pulling some non-native plants while learning about the differences between native and non-native invasive plants and how these invasives adversely impact our natural ecosystem.
Directions: Take Route 175 East from the 295 Baltimore Washington Parkway. Turn right onto Reece Road to enter the post, immediately turn left onto Ernie Pyle Street, go approximately 1 mile to Llewellyn Avenue, Turn left on Llewellyn, then turn right onto Chisholm Avenue, turn left on 3rd Street, turn right on Ross Road and go to 2nd building on the right, Environmental Division Office.
Bring/Wear: Bring hand tools, gloves, lunch and water. Long sleeves and pants recommended.
Contact: Mick Butler, Installation Forester, by phone at 301-677-9188 in April for the dates starting in Spring for the Second Saturday of every month at 10 am. Time is flexible if enough volunteers are available. At least three days prior to the event, contact Mick Butler, Installation Forester, by phone at 301-677-9188 or by e-mail. A list of names should be provided to the forester that will in turn be provided to guard personnel at Reece Road entrance to ensure access on to post.
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