Weed Warriors this Sat., 4/11 at Lake Crabtree

posted Apr 8, 2015, 3:56 AM by Web Master   [ updated Apr 13, 2015, 6:47 AM ]
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From: <sbjones@wakegov.com>
Date: Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 1:52 PM
Subject: Teen Volunteers = Weed Warriors this Sat., 4/11 at Lake Crabtree
To: sbjones@wakegov.com



Hello Middle and High School Teachers, Envirothon Team Advisors,
Environmental Club, FFA, Key Club, and Scout Leaders across Wake County!

Students, age 12 and up, are welcome to become Weed Warriors this Sat.,
April 11 at Lake Crabtree County Park in Morrisville.

Pre-register by April 9th.  Happy NC Invasive Species Awareness Week!

See below for details and registration information.

Sheila B. Jones
Environmental Education Specialist
Wake Soil & Water Conservation District
4001-D Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610
Office: 919.250.1065; Fax: 919.250.1058
E-mail:  sbjones@wakegov.com
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LAKE CRABTREE COUNTY PARK

Hey Everyone!

Come out and join the Weed Warriors at Lake Crabtree this weekend to fight
invasive species! We will have Weed Warrior Basic Training from 10am to
12pm to go over the identification and control of invasive species, and
then we will tackle invasive species around the park from 1pm to 3pm with
our Kick Some Grass event. Come ready to learn about invasive species and
to have a great time!

Weed Warrior Basic Training
Saturday, April 11, 10 a.m.–noon
FREE, in honor of NC Invasive Species Awareness Week
Invasive species are taking over and we need your help in the war against
them. We'll teach you to identify and control them, as well as how to
prevent any more from invading. Stick around for a volunteer opportunity at
1 p.m. to help us control some of the park's invasives and experience
firsthand why prevention is so important.
Ages 12 and up.

Kick Some Grass
Saturday, April 11, 1–3 p.m.
FREE, in honor of NC Invasive Species Awareness Week
We are under attack! Invasive species are hiding everywhere, so join our
ranks in the Weed Warriors and fight back. We'll spend the afternoon
bringing some of the park’s invasive species under control. Come by early
to learn how to stop them before they get started at our 10 a.m. program
Ages 12 and up.

All programs offered at Lake Crabtree require pre-registration by Thursday,
April 9th.

Visit the Lake Crabtree County Park Programs page
(www.wakegov.com/parks/lakecrabtree/pages/programs.aspx) or call
919-460-3355 for more information.

Thank you and I hope everyone has a wonderful week!

April Boggs
Invasive Species Education Intern, NC-IPC
Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Class of 2015
North Carolina State University
adboggs@ncsu.edu
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