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Thu, Apr 11



EcoFest: ArMI Thursday Weedout

Kick Off of ArMI Thursday Weekly Weedouts

Time & Location

Apr 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Arlington, 422 Summer St, Arlington, MA 02474, USA

About the event

ArMI Thursday Weekly Weedouts Throughout the growing season we will focus on garlic mustard removal in early spring, and by June work on black swallow-wort, bittersweet nightshade, knotweed, and bittersweet as they emerge. We will also move around to various spots in the parks and bike path depending on which areas need work. When & Where: Thursday April 11, 1-3pm;  (This event will continue April 18 - May 30 at Ed Burns Arena 10am-12pm) -Thereafter, the location may change as different invasives emerge through October. RSVP: Weekly events subject to last-minute adjustments, so please RSVP with your cell number for updates. mail  508-740-1711 Meet: Basketball Court fence. April 11-May 30 - In June we may switch locations to the Bike Stop Pink Plant site, Turkey Hill, or Hill's Hill to tackle black swallow-wort.  Bring:  water, a black bag, tools, if you have them WEAR: sturdy gloves - protective clothing & hat -  eye protection - tick repellent - sun block Tools:  Hand trowel - hand pruners - rake - weeding knife | For woody invasives like bittersweet: loppers - bow or garden saw -shovel -  (weed wrench or equivalent may be used at specific events)

Please sign waiver and return pdf/photo via email or bring to event.

NOTE: Waivers must be signed each year so send a new signed waiver for 2024 events.

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