Sudbury-Assabet-Concord River Watershed

Projects

Lincoln Conservation Organizations’ Wall Lettuce Project

Project Organization: Lincoln Conservation Organizations  Project Town(s): Lincoln  Start Date: June 1, 2013

Project Summary:

This six acre wall lettuce infestation site has been worked on for four years via pulling. We discovered infestations of wall lettuce in a few locations throughout town and were alarmed at the size and location of this patch because it was along a right-of-way and was also penetrating into… Read more

Habitat Types: Hemlock forest, Right-of-way, Upland/wetland edge
Control Methods: Manual  Disposal Methods: Left on site

Sudbury Valley Trustees’ Desert Natural Area

Project Organization: Sudbury Valley Trustees  Project Town(s): Sudbury  Start Date: June 1, 2012

Project Summary:

SVT and the City of Marlborough have employed a variety of techniques to control all invasive plants throughout the 600-acre Desert Natural Area over the course of the last 5 years and going forward. Read more

Habitat Types: Field/forest edge, Floodplain forest, Herbaceous marsh, Oak/pine forest, Pitch pine forest, Right-of-way, Stream bank, Upland/wetland edge
Control Methods: Chemical, Manual, Mechanical  Disposal Methods: Left on site, buckthorn piles with roots off ground