Nahanton Park Invasives Pull

Nahanton Park Invasives Pull


Sunday, 05/19/2019    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Nahanton Park - Winchester Street lot
525 Winchester Street, Newton Highlands, MA, 02461

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Many native habitats, including the grassland Woodcock Meadow, home to threatened American Woodcock, and open
woodland habitats, are threatened by invasive plants. They out-compete native plants, reduce biodiversity and negatively impact birdlife.  Nahanton Park has invasions of black swallow-wort, multi-flora rose, Tree of Heaven, buckthorn, garlic mustard, and black locust. Join us to improve the beauty and diversity of this special park (and help the American woodcock) by spending a few hours cutting back/removing these invasive species. Sturdy shoes, long pants, long sleeves and work gloves recommended.

Leaders are Katherine Howard, 617-721-2571 and Suzette Barbier.