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Remove Invaisve Plants at Bok Tower Gardens Conservation Site (9/8/2017)
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Remove Invaisve Plants at Bok Tower Gardens Conservation Site (9/8/2017)

Due to the potential hurricane impact in Florida this weekend, this effort has been postponed. The new date will be advised shortly.

9/8/2017
When: 8:00 AM
Where: Meet at Bok Tower Gardens (Center for Education and Conservation Building)
1151 Tower Blvd
Lake Wales, Florida  33853
United States
Contact: Bill Parken
863 699 3742

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Due to the potential hurricane impact in Florida this weekend, this effort has been postponed.

The new date will be advised shortly.


We'll be meeting at Bok Tower Gardens and then moving to a nearby BTG sandhill restoration site in Mountain Lake Estates where we’ll be removing invasive plants by hand.


How this effort helps:

This work day at our Sandhill restoration site at Mountain Lake Estates to remove invasive vegetation is an important step to help this area recover and transition back into ideal Sandhill habitat.  This area within MLE once contained the rare Clasping Warea, Warea amplexifolia, and the clean-up efforts should help to uncover any remnant seedbank of this and other important native Sandhill species.

 

 


Please wear long pants/long sleeves, sturdy closed-toe shoes, and a hat. Bring your work gloves and a hiker's water bottle or similar. We'll have plenty of cold drinking water and all the tools needed.


Meet at the Center for Education and Conservation at Bok Tower Gardens at 8 AM. We'll carpool to the work area from there.

Please tell the gate attendant that you're volunteering so you won't be charged admission.


Bok Tower Gardens is a leader in conservation in central Florida, with efforts including:

· Curating a National Collection of rare plants

· Performing rare plant rescues

· Researching the basic biology of plant species

· Reintroducing plants into the wild

· Offering educational opportunities

· Networking with other conservation organizations

 

Learn more at https://boktowergardens.org/conservation/