National Invasive Species Awareness Week

NISAW_2019

Learning and hands-on opportunities are scheduled in the park system Feb. 24 through March 2 as part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week.  Providing advice and hands-on experience will be members of the local volunteer groups making up the park system’s Invasive Plant Task Force.

Task Force coordinator Mary Wickham says, “The goal of our NISAW events is to encourage Richmonders to see the park system and their own yards differently. A little work goes a long way, and if we control the invasive plants at our own homes, we help improve the health of the park system and the James River watershed.”

Throughout the week from Monday, Feb. 25, through Saturday, March 2, you can join park staff and Task Force volunteers to remove invasives in a different area each day.

Click on the schedule above to see a PDF of all activities.

 

Advertisements