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Invasive Vine SWARM #9 - South County Trail @ Lawrence Street

Submitted by Eric Stone on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:29
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HERE WE GO AGAIN! SWARM #9

WHERE: South County Trail @ Lawrence Street, Ardsley NY

Meet at Life the Place to Be located at 2 Lawrence Street, Ardsley NY 10502. Parking is available here and the trail is directly behind the parking lot. This will be our homebase and we will meeting here before heading south on the trail!

Directions from the Bronx:

  1. Get onto the Bronx River Parkway headed North
  2. Follow the Bronx River Parkway and continue on the Sprain Brook Parkway North to Jackson Ave in Greenville. Take the Jackson Ave exit from the Sprain Brook Parkway North.
  3. Continue on Jackson Ave and 9AN- Saw Mill River Rd to Lawrence Street

Directions from White Plains:

  1. Take I-287 W from N. Broadway
  2. Continue on I-287 W to Greenburgh. Take exit 7A from I-87S
  3. Follow Saw Mill River Parkway South to Lawrence Ave, Exit 16

WHAT: Join Us for the 9th Lower Hudson Valley "Invasive Vine Cutters SWARM!” We’re coming together to attack one big vine problem area and really make a visible difference, as well as meet one another, arrange trades of equipment and tools, share educational opportunities, and generally have a good time. This event is FREE--we just need people to register so we know how many to prepare for!

WHEN: Saturday, November 18th from 10:00AM - 3:00PM (No Raindate)

WHO: Saw Mill River Coalition partners including, Groundwork Hudson Valley, Hastings Vine Squad, Croton Vine Cutters, Bronx River Conservancy,Westchester County Parks and more…

PROGRAM:

  • 10:00 am Meet & Greet

  • 10:15 am Begin Cutting!

  • 12:30 pm Lunch: Swap stories. List potential "SWARM" locations. Equipment swaps.

  • 1:30 pm Resume cutting

  • 3:00 pm Wrap it up

TO BRING: Please bring your own lunch and water. Dress in layers, wear close-toed shoes, gloves. Bring your own tools if you can (loppers, clippers, hand saws)--we will have some available for volunteers. We'll also have hot drinks and snacks.

INFORMATION: Please contact Nathan Hunter, Groundwork Hudson Valley 914-375-2151 office or by email at nathan @groundworkhv.org

from Vocabulary.com... 
swarm is a good word for a large group of bees working quickly and focused as a group! Like bees, any group of people or animals can be considered a swarm if they act together and quickly - even fiercely.

 

Location: 
Life the Place to Be located at 2 Lawrence Street, Ardsley NY 10502
Date: 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00 to 15:00