Wilderness Weed Warriors 2017 #3


(39.485435,-119.87573)
 

Cause Areas

When

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Hunter Creek TrailheadReno, NV 89519

A dedicated volunteer holding a bunch of invasive Musk Thistle.

About

With Spring underway, what better way to enjoy the warm weather than hiking? Join us as we work on removing invasive weeds from the Mt. Rose Wilderness. Using shovels, we can effectively reduce the population of Musk Thistle. Invasive weeds have many impacts on the native environment. From out-competing for resources to reducing water quality. The work is extremely rewarding and you get to experience some truly amazing country, all in our backyard Wilderness.

We start each Weed Pull at Hunter Creek Trailhead with a 2-3 mile hike and spend the cool hours of the day digging up Musk Thistle Rosettes. If you haven't experience Mt. Rose Wilderness, this is the perfect introduction. Join us for a great outing into our Public Lands and RSVP today!

WHEN May 24, 2017 at 8am - 4pm WHERE Michael S. Thompson Trail Head - Hunter Creek Trail

Skills

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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