Arlington EcoWeek presents:
Arlington's Big WeedOut Day, May 7
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 1pm, All 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?
Take the ArMI survey