Friday, January 07, 2011

P-G: Knotweed not our weed, Mt. Lebanon conservancy

As they walked through Mt. Lebanon's public parks over the last few years, members of the Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy started to notice invasive species encroaching on native plants.

Fast-growing vegetation, such as Japanese knotweed, Oriental bittersweet, English ivy and tree-of-heaven, are overwhelming the native plants and damaging Mt. Lebanon's public parks, especially Bird Park, said Ron J. Block, the president of the conservancy.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I congratulate the Nature Conservancy on their diligent and persistent work. I look forward to seeing the results!
Matt Kluck

January 09, 2011 2:45 PM  

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