Location: Thornton woods, Anderson Woods and Willow Guzzle properties
Parking instructions will be emailed to participants ahead of time.
Wear loose comfortable clothing, long pants and sturdy shoes. We will be in a wooded area mostly, but there will be some sun exposure; please plan accordingly. Insect and tick repellent recommended. Poison ivy is in the area, but can be avoided. Bring water and a snack, if needed. There are no bathroom facilities on site.
Join Delia Kaye, director of Concord’s Natural Resources Division, Jane Gruba-Chevalier, executive director of the Concord Land Conservation Trust and Sam Will, stewardship intern at the Land Trust, in learning to identify Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus), Norway Maple (Acer platanoides), Porcelain-Berry (Ampelopsis glandulosa), Asiatic Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus), Common Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) and Glossy Buckthorn (Frangula alnus). And we might also see Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) and Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii). Removal and disposal techniques will be covered.