Weed Warriors (May 11th)

Project Full! To be added to a waitlist, please email [email protected]. Thank you! 

Weedy Wednesday!

Come out to Mt Rose Wilderness with us on May 11th and become a Weed Warrior! The invasive Musk thistle has taken over parts of Mt Rose wilderness and needs to be stopped, they grow at an exponential rate out-competing native plants, and we need your help fighting back! Invasive species are detrimental to the ecosystem, they decrease biodiversity by competing with native plants, reduce wildlife habitat, and increase fire danger. We will start at the Hunter Creek Trailhead, hike to the project site, and use shovels and gloves to remove the Musk thistle. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in a beautiful place!

Read more about beautiful Mt Rose Wilderness here!


Information:

Difficulty: Moderate Hiking 2-4 miles, partially off-trail, creek crossings, steep hills up and down, carrying a shovel, repeated use of shovel, bending up and down

Location: Hunter Creek Trailhead

Dates: Wednesday, May 11th from 8 am-3 pm

Gear/Clothing: Please wear long pants, long sleeves, and closed-toed shoes. Bring at least 2 liters of water, sunscreen, and a lunch/snacks. We provide shovels and gloves.

More Details: Further details such as day-of schedule and weather will be provided to those who have RSVP'd on a date much closer to the project. 

 

RSVP is required to participate

When
May 11, 2022 at 8:00am - 2pm
Megan Tait · · 7753247667
11 RSVPS
Karen Simas Brian Wilkerson Devan Perez Jan Shave Ellen Wilson Mark Blume Mitchell Brown-Silveira

Who's RSVPing

Karen Simas
Brian Wilkerson
Devan Perez
Jan Shave
Ellen Wilson
Mark Blume
Mitchell Brown-Silveira

Will you come?

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