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Remove Invasive Plants (RiP)

Hosted by: Arlington County Invasive Plant Program

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Arlington County Invasive Plant Program
sarcher@arlingtonva.us
703-228-1862

About Remove Invasive Plants (RiP)

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Join the Remove Invasive Plants (RiP) volunteer group and support hands-on plants removal, education and surveys/mapping.

--Work in small neighborhood sites where 90-100 percent removal of all invasive plants is an achievable goal; help educate neighbors.
--Slow the spread of invasive plants in target areas by cutting vines back from trees and removing seed and fruit from select species.
--Provide maintenance-level plant removal after vendors or County staff have completed preliminary work.
--Provide preventive monitoring and spot removal in sites that are ecologically significant and have not yet been impacted.
--Monitor target areas and serve as a quick-reaction force to eliminate newly established plants before they spread.

*RiP welcomes all ages and abilities.

-First Saturdays in Haley Park
-Second Sundays in Gulf Branch Nature Center
-Third Saturdays in Tuckahoe Park
-Third Sundays in Long Branch Nature Center
-Fourth Saturdays in Benjamin Banneker Park

Application Process

To register, e-mail sarcher@arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-1862


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