Come join Newton Conservators for their Invasives Pull at Hemlock Gorge on Saturday, October 1 from 9am-12pm. Newton Conservators has expanded efforts to control buckthorn, bittersweet, burning bush, multifora rose, and barberry infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge Park. Help keep the … Read MoreRead More
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SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM INVASIVES PULL AT HEMLOCK GORGE.
Near 2 Ellis St., Newton
Newton Conservators has expanded efforts to control buckthorn,
bittersweet, burning bush, multifora rose, and barberry infestations
inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge Park. Help keep the invaders out of this
beautiful park! In case of poison ivy, wear long pants and garden
gloves. Trash bags will be provided; the plants must be disposed of as
trash, not as yard waste. Meet at the parking lot at corner of
Quinobequin Rd. & Ellis St. at Rt. 9 intersection. Katherine Howard,
617-527-1796 (home) or 617-721-2571 (cell).
meadows along the Charles River, making it one of the best birding spots
in Newton for fall migrants as well as resident species. Bring
binoculars if you have them. Beginners as well as experienced birders
are welcome. Walking shoes are recommended. Co-sponsored by Friends of
Nahanton Park and Newton Conservators. Meet at the Nahanton St. entrance
between the JCC and the Charles River. Parking is available inside the
park. Cancelled if steady rain. If concerned about the weather, please
call trip leader, Haynes Miller (617-413-2419).
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