Pull Party 2!
November 5th, 2016, 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Severn Woodlands Nature Reserve, Ontario
Come join the party and help NCC staff pull invasive garlic mustard before it has a chance to go to seed and spread next year. Let’s work together to ensure that the forest and rock barren habitat of the Severn Woodlands property continues to support a diversity of native Ontario species!
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The Severn Woodlands Nature Reserve is a 600 acre property north of Orillia near Coldwater, Ontario. The property contains a matrix of forest, wetland and rock barren habitats and is home to many species at risk including numerous rare birds such as Eastern Whip-poor-will, Canada Warbler, Barn Swallow, Bobolink and Wood Thrush. The northeast portion of the property is a largely undisturbed, beautiful mosaic of swamp, marsh and water-lily-filled wetlands.What you will be doing
At this event we will be controlling garlic mustard, an invasive plant species which has become well-established on the Severn Woodlands Nature Reserve, by pulling out the small plants before they grow and produce more seeds next year.Why you will love it
This property contains a matrix of native forest, wetland and rock barren habitats and is home to many species at risk. By preventing the spread of garlic mustard you will be helping protect the native habitats of this property and helping its native species to flourish!Questions?
Contact Jennifer McCarter: email@example.com
Additional event details, including directions and parking instructions, will be provided after registration.
NCC would like to thank their partner the Couchiching Conservancy for their ongoing stewardship support of the Severn Woodlands property.
While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:
- Close-toed footwear
- Long pants
- Long shirt
- Layers of warm clothing warm hat
- Rain/snow gear
- 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
- Something to kneel on
- Garden gloves