Saturday, July 30, 2011

Volunteers invited to pull invasive species at Bete Grise Preserve Aug. 1

HOUGHTON -- The Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District (HKCD), Stewards of Bete Grise Preserve and Rapid Response Invasive Plant Intervention Team of the UP (RRIP-IT-UP), invite volunteers to join them for a Spotted Knapweed pull and picnic on Monday, Aug.1, at the Bete Grise Preserve.

"Our goal is to pull Spotted Knapweed and any other invasive species we find at the preserve, followed by lunch on the beach and a presentation by Botanist Janet Marr on Invasive species in our area," says Sue Haralson, HKCD administrator.

Meet at the Bete Grise Preserve Parking Lot
9:30 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m. Pull invasive species
12 Noon -- Lunch
12:30 p.m. -- Presentation on Invasive species by Botanist Janet Marr

If you wish to join the picnic, please bring a dish to share, beverages, place settings, chairs / blankets.

Directions: From US 41, take Lac La Belle Road 9.5 miles toward Gay to the BGP parking lot on the left.

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