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Mile-a-Minute Challenge at Pelham Bay Park

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Pelham Bay Park, Watt Ave. Bronx, NY
A mile-a-minute vine

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team and the Natural Areas Conservancy for Invasive Species Awareness Week! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove the invasive mile-a-minute vine! Native to East Asia, the annual Persicaria perfoliata vine is capable of growing up to six inches a day, often destroying young trees in the process.Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and light long-sleeved layers. Please bring your own water bottle to this event. Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.\

Meeting place: North side of Orchard Beach Parking Lot

Event is free, but please register in advance at: