Sudbury-Assabet-Concord River Watershed

Projects

Friends of ARNWR: Assabet Pulling Together

Project Organization: Assabet Pulling Together  Project Town(s): Maynard  Start Date: April 1, 2014

Project Summary:

From Spring to fall each year, volunteers come out each Saturday to work on manual control of invasives. Read more

Habitat Types: Abandoned lot/home site, Field/forest edge, Fields, Roadside edge, Upland/wetland edge
Control Methods: Manual  Disposal Methods: Brush Pile, Incineration, Bagging, Left on site

Westford Conservation Trust’s Mile-a-Minute Project

Project Organization: Westford Conservation Trust  Project Town(s): Westford  Start Date: June 1, 2010

Project Summary:

The Mile-a-minute(MAM) plant is an early detection species and even though they are an annual they are prodigious seed producers and can rapidly take over acres of land by smothering existing vegetation. At first it is hard to believe that an annual vine which initially looks fragile and pretty with… Read more

Habitat Types: Field/forest edge, Fields, Roadside edge, Stream bank, Upland/wetland edge
Control Methods: Manual  Disposal Methods: Incineration, Bagging