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Weed Warrior: Invasive Plant Management Training May 18 or June 15

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

The George Washington Memorial Parkway is home to over 200 rare plants found nowhere else in the world! Rapidly spreading invasive species are threatening the park's biodiversity, damaging mature native trees and decreasing property values. Under the direction of NPS, volunteers will work to safely remove invasive species from the park. Target species include English ivy, amur honeysuckle, porcelain berry, multiflora Rose, mile-a-minute, and others. Volunteers will complete four hours of classroom and field training to learn species identification, proper control techniques, and safe practices. All volunteers will be issued tools, wear a safety vest in the field, and record their work. No experience necessary, all training and equipment provided. Once you have completed training you can choose to work independently, team up with other Weed Warrior volunteers, or participate in group events.

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Start Date - 2022-05-21

End Date - 2023-05-18

Activities include: Botany;Weed/Invasive Species Control

Difficulty_Level: Average

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About National Park Service


1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, US

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The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.


The U.S. National Park Service,, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.


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