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Master Naturalists help clear invasive plants

By Staff | May 29, 2015

Volunteers from the Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Program held an Invasive Weed Pull at CraftWorks on May 16.

Nine Master Naturalists participated, helping to remove garlic mustard, autumn olive and other invasive plants along CraftWork’s 1.5 miles of public trails.

CraftWorks is a community centered and supported non-profit organization that provides learning experiences in art, nature and sustainability in a natural setting. It is located in southern Jefferson County, by Bullskin Run. For full information, go to www.wvcraftworks.org.

The Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Program is a project of the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. It trains individuals in the fundamentals of natural history and nature interpretation as a way of promoting responsible stewardship of natural resources. Details are available on the PVAS web site at www.potomacaudubon.org.