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Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

  • 2 people are interested

We are the AAWR (Anne Arundel Weed Resistance), a Weed Warrior group where we usually remove NNI (non-native invasive) plants as a group, but currently, we are still following social distancing protocols. However, volunteers may remove NNI plants on their own throughout Anne Arundel County, preferably regional parks, but they must follow social distancing protocols and record their hours on the AAWR website under the "Volunteer!" tab. Also, when volunteers go to a regional park, they must contact the park first before arrival and notify Natasha, the Volunteer Coordinator at annearundelwr@gmail.com or call/text at 443-534-8551 to ensure their safety. If volunteers have any questions, they may contact Natasha at the information above as well. Thank you!

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About Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Location:

2664 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401, US

Mission Statement

Empower and enable citizens to manage the threat of non-native invasive plant in Anne Arundel County. We work to educate community members on non-native invasive plant identification, ecology, control methods and how to work safely in the outdoors.

Description

Weed Warriors are volunteer environmental stewards dedicated to reclaiming the health of the forests and natural areas of the Anne Arundel County wherever they are needed. Their function is to serve as ambassadors and leaders in the struggle against non-native invasive plant species by providing the knowledge and labor needed to manage the spread of the non-native invasive plants in Anne Arundel County’s forest and natural areas on public and private land. Resistance members will learn about identification, ecology and management of non-native invasive plant species. They will receive training in mechanical removal methods, how to work safely in outdoor environment and tool use and safety. Volunteers can expect to work with other passionate individuals to build their skills and actively combat non-native invasive plants. We host a variety of events including but not limited to classroom training on plant identification, field training on plant identification and removal strategies, invasive removals, revegetation and outreach to general public. To see full list of current events visit our website.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Anne Arundel CountyAnnapolis, MD 21401

(38.97943,-76.49197)
 

SKILLS

  • Botany
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • As needed, but please record your hours on our website.

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