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Non-native Invasive Plant Management workshop
June 25, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for volunteers, age 18+, to kick off our NEW Non-native Invasive (NNI) Plant Management program. It’s easy to participate:
- Attend a 1-hour classroom training to learn the basics of the NNI problem and plant ID and physical management methods
- Practice what you’ve learned with your classmates in an instructor-led field experience immediately following the training
- Sign up to lead your own volunteer-powered NNI removal events with support from GVC
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022 (9 am – 1 pm)
Meeting Location: St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 12022 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville, MD 21087. After the classroom portion of the training we will drive a short distance up the road to Jerusalem Mill and walk to the site from the parking lot (5-10 min walk). Directions to the field site will be given at the training; we encourage carpooling for those who are comfortable doing so.
What to wear: Think PROTECTION—long pants, long sleeves, close-toed shoes, hat, sunscreen for any uncovered parts, and insect repellant that is effective against ticks.
What to bring: Pen, notepad, filled water bottle, snack. We will provide gloves and NNI removal tools, but if you have some favorites in your own collection feel free to bring them.
Questions? Contact Darcy Herman, GVC Program Manager.