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Tue Jun 26, 2018, 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Middle Patuxent Environmental AreaSouth Wind Circle TrailheadColumbia, MD 21044
Photo credit: Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org


Japanese barberry is a formidable foe of the environmental area. Controlling this nuisance plant requires continued efforts every year. Luckily our steadfast helpers are adept at removing it. On this day, we’ll dig, yank and wrench these spiny shrubs from the ground. Long pants and shirt sleeves are a must!

Contact jclaffy@howardcountymd.gov for more information.


  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Approx. 3 hrs per month
  • No experience necessary

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