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Arlington's Big WeedOut Day, May 7

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Arlington EcoWeek presents:

Arlington's Big WeedOut Day, May 7

ArMI

Learn removal techniques you can use at home

Invasive weeds are a big threat to Arlington's biodiversity. Join one of several Arlington MA Invasives "ArMI" weedouts on May 7 and learn how to safely and effectively remove garlic mustard among other invasive weeds.

Meeting places will be posted soon. Download, sign, and bring this waiver to participate.

ArMI activities- Register Here so they know you're coming

  • Ed Burns/Hill's Hill area Garlic Mustard - 1:30-3:30 PM with Elaine Crowder  
  • Reservoir Garlic Mustard -10-11:30 AM with Johanna Meyer  
  • McClennan Garlic Mustard Weedout - Karin Turer's cub scouts (no additional volunteers needed) - @ McClennan Park on May 7, cheer on the cub scouts removing garlic mustard there!

Spy Pond Trails day (16th Annual), Sat. May 7

  • Weedout and plot selection, 9:00-10:15 AM with Elaine Crowder - A joint project with Spy Pond Committee and Sustainable Arlington 
  • Entire trails day event is 9am to 1pmAll volunteers are welcome. https://www.facebook.com/spypondcomm/

What to Bring: water, wear work gloves, protection from the sun, sharp twigs, and insects, and bring a large black garbage bag and hand tools if you have them: hand trowel, hand rake, clippers. Loppers and shovels *might* be useful for certain associated invasives (oriental bittersweet vines, English ivy).  

A clear guide to garlic mustard removal  

Interested in more invasive plant removal volunteer activities?
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Other Events

27 May 2022;
08:15AM - 09:30AM
[Arl.] Clean Energy Future Committee, May meeting
08 Jun 2022;
02:00PM - 06:30PM
ARLINGTON FARMERS' MARKET, opening day!
16 Jun 2022;
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Online: Diversify Your Lawn
28 Jun 2022;
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Introduction to Designing with Native Plants
06 Jul 2022;
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ARLINGTON FARMERS' MARKET (weekly on Weds.)

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