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Webinar: Problems with Invasive Shrubs—Identify, Remove, Replace
February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn about how invasive shrubs such as burning bush and glossy buckthorn are not only a threat to conservation lands, but also your yard.
This Wellesley Conservation Land Trust Educational Series webinar, called “Problems with Invasive Shrubs: Identify, Remove, Replace,” features Cricket Vlass, Wellesley Town Horticulturist and Landscape Planner.
The session will cover:
*WHY invasive shrubs are a threat not only to native plants but also to wildlife such as
birds and butterflies
*WHAT are six types of local invasive shrubs: burning bush, oriental bittersweet,
bush honeysuckle, Japanese barberry, glossy buckthorn, and multiflora rose
*HOW to identify and remove these invasive shrubs
*WHAT are native plants that can be used to replace these invasives
The online event takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7-8PM via Zoom.
Register in advance for this virtual educational event
Co-sponsored with the Wellesley Free Library, Natural Resources Commission and Sustainable Wellesley.