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Invaders! Plants, that is…
September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Georges River Land Trust and the Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District (KLSWCD) for a walk to identify and discuss native and invasive plants at the Ash Point Preserve in Owls Head. The walk will help people improve their confidence in identifying the most common and emerging invasive plants and recommendations on how to remove and dispose of them.
Our trip leader will be Rebecca Jacobs, Program Manager with KLSWCD. Rebecca works with landowners to perform field identification and assessment of invasive plant infestations, and makes recommendations for infestation management. The KLSWCD website provides significant resources for management of invasive species. Rebecca also owns a small landscaping company.
We will meet at the Ash Point Preserve parking lot at 10 am. Sturdy footwear is recommended for this 1 mile round trip walk out to the shore. From Rockland, drive south on Rte. 73, turn left onto North Shore Drive, turn right onto Ash Point Drive. Go about 2.5 miles and look for the parking lot on the left (see map). Please carpool, and if the lot is full, please carefully park along the road shoulder.
This event is part of our Walks and Talks series, programs about local resources that are open and free to the public.