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In the News: Can Poison Ivy Help Against Invasives?

Pierre-Joseph Redouté [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Is there a conservation use for one of our most bothersome-to-humans native species? Science Daily has an article about using Poison Ivy in the battle against invasive Japanese Knotweed:

Poison-ivy an unlikely hero in warding off exotic invaders?

 

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The Greater Worcester Community Foundation Supports GWLT!

GWLT is grateful to the Greater Worcester Community Foundation for their critical support of the work we do here at GWLT, and for making the work of many non-profits possible. The GWCF helps makes the area we call home a greener, kinder, and better place to live.

Full story on the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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Event: Green Friday / Opt Outside Hike!

Why fight the crowds when you can get outside? Here at GWLT, we’ll be celebrating Green Friday with a roughly 4-mile hike from 8 AM – 11 AM. The hike will start at Cascading Waters and go to the future Holbrook Forest on Salisbury Street on the Worcester/Holden line. Shuttle back to origin offered.

To RSVP or for more information email colin@gwlt.org.

In the News: Reforestation

This article from UConn Today talks about the value of passive reforestation. GWLT practices passive reforestation on its properties, but with an eye toward culling non-native invasive species, and occasional selective culling to help point our future forests in a direction.

Reforestation: Knowing When to Let Nature Take its Course

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