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Richmond Hill Invasive Plant Removal Days

October 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Help Restore Richmond Hill Park with MountainTrue

Asheville, NC — Are you interested in helping to restore native plants to Asheville’s largest forested park? Take part in one of MountainTrue’s Invasive Plant Removal Days at Richmond Hill Park. The park is home to many special native plant and animal species, and with your help we can help them thrive.

Who: MountainTrue Invasive Removal Program
What: Richmond Hill Invasive Plant Removal Days
When: October 8, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 280 Richmond Hill Dr, Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Be sure to sign up on our website.

Volunteers help stop the spread of harmful non-native invasive species and return native species to this unique park. The invasive plants we’ll be treating are Oriental bittersweet, privet, multiflora rose and Japanese stiltgrass, among others. As a result of this treatment, habitat for spring ephemeral wildflowers such as trillium, Jack-in-the-pulpit, mayapple and other species of rich soils will be restored.

Restoring natives is vital in helping to preserve biodiversity and it also benefits birds and other wildlife by providing habitat, nectar for pollinators and fruit and nuts. Richmond Hill Park is a very special place in Asheville close to the French Broad River that needs your help!

MountainTrue’s Richmond Hill Invasive Plant Removal Days take place on the second Saturday of every month except for January and February.

About MountainTrue
MountainTrue is Western North Carolina’s premier advocate for environmental stewardship. We are committed to keeping our mountain region a beautiful place to live, work and play. Our members protect our forests, clean up our rivers, plan vibrant and livable communities, and advocate for a sound and sustainable future for all residents of WNC.

Details

Date:
October 8, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
http://mountaintrue.org/event/richmond-hill-invasive-removal-work-day/