(LOOGOOTEE) – Join the new Daviess – Martin Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) as they explore the plants growing at West Boggs Park on this guided nature hike.
Learn to distinguish between native and invasive plants, and discover invasives that could be lurking in your own backyards, such as Autumn Olive, Honeysuckle, and Garlic Mustard. You’ll also discover the negative impacts of area invasives, and what you can do to slow their spread.
Asian Bush Honeysuckle
The hike will be led by SWCD Invasive Species Specialist Emily Finch, starting at the Activity Center parking lot at 10 a.m. It will be an easy-going hike along the Chimney Creek and Big Oak Creek trails (no rugged terrain). Park entrance fees will also be waived for those participating in the hike.
For questions contact Emily Finch at Emily.Finch@in.nacdnet.net, 812-482-1171 ext. 3, or contact West Boggs Park at 812-295-3421.
Interested in learning more about invasive species in Daviess and Martin counties follow the Daviess-Martin CISMA on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Daviess-Martin-