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City of Bowie
Date:
March 25, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Major Thomas Lancaster Lansdale Park - Park near entrance sign behind TD Bank
Address:
4301 Collington Road
Bowie, MD 20716
Contact:
301-809-3044

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Weed Warrior Work Day at Major Lansdale Park

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The City of Bowie’s Green Team is in need of volunteers to help remove English ivy from Major Lansdale Park. As an invasive, non-native plant, English ivy spreads quickly and easily, and is very destructive to native ecosystems. This is an outdoor activity that requires cutting the ivy vines at eye-level and foot-level, then pulling them back about two feet from the base of the tree to bag them. To participate, please register by contacting Kristin Larson (klarson@cityofbowie.org, 301-809-3044). This is a great Student Service Learning opportunity. Children age 14 and younger must be under the direct supervision of a parent/guardian or Troop Leader at all times, and no volunteers under age 16 can use tools but may participate by pulling and bagging vines.