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Greenbank Farm Weed Control Workshop and Work Party

April 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am 1:00 pm

Did you see the excellent article in the Whidbey News-Times about this workshop?

4-14-23 Know Your Weeds-Poison Hemlock

Poison Hemlock is a widely invasive. It is toxic to humans, dogs and other animals. Seth Luginbill of Island County Noxious Weed Control Board teaches how to identify and eradicate Poison Hemlock. Learn why when and how to remove it. Practice and hone your removal skills while removing this dangerous weed from a field at Greenbank Farm to benefit the local community.

Learn about Poison Hemlock at this April 14 hands-on workshop.

The dates listed below are part of a series of Public Education “Know Your Weeds” Workshops and Weed Removal Work Parties

Each public education workshop is followed by a work party to identify and learn the techniques to remove the weeds that are blooming at that time.

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  • April 14 | Poison Hemlock
    • 10:00 am – 10:45 am weed workshop
    • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm work party
  • June 23 | Tansy Ragwort
    • 10:00 am – 10:45 am weed workshop
    • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm work party
  • August 11 | Thistles
    • 10:00 am – 10:45 am weed session
    • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm work party

Work parties make a big difference to Port of Coupeville which runs this wonderful public space. Many many volunteers are needed at each work party!

Free. Donations accepted. Public is invited and encouraged to attend. Rain or shine; come prepared for weather.

Please share the link to this calendar item OR print, post and pass on this PDF.

Bring/wear:

  • work gloves
  • long sleeves
  • pants
  • closed toed shoes or boots (no sandles)
  • water and/or water bottle

Optional Gear:

  • hat
  • sunscreen
  • mask
  • eye protection (sunglasses or eyeglasses or safety glasses)
  • hand tools for weed removal

These events are a collaboration among

Resources to Learn about Weeds:

poison hemlock
Poison Hemlock

Poison Hemlock

Tansy
Tansy Ragwort

Tansy

Canada and Bull Thistle
Canada and Bull Thistle

Canada and Bull Thistle

Learn more at the Island County Noxious Weed Control Board website
https://www.islandcountywa.gov/Health/DNR/Noxious-Weed/Pages/Terrible-10-Noxious-Weeds.aspx

https://www.nwcb.wa.gov/weeds/poison-hemlock

https://www.nwcb.wa.gov/weeds/tansy-ragwort

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Greenbank, Washington 98253
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