TreeKeepers Update #4

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Tackling invasive species one site at a time

Yesterday we had a wonderful time with Ian Martin Group, Oakville Horticultural Society, and POWER (Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources) removing invasive buckthorn, and garlic mustard along Glen Oak Trail. In addition to removing a huge amount of buckthorn we planted 46 native trees and plants along a section of the trail. The Oakville Beaver also stopped by to get the dirt on buckthorn. You can read the article here.

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If you want to help us tackle invasive species in Oakville, the Oakville TreeKeepers will be at Perkins Passage (Cornwall Rd & Watson Ave) tomorrow morning removing buckthorn and garlic mustard. Keep reading for more details.

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If you haven’t heard the Oakville TreeKeepers will be out and about again this Saturday (June 11th)!

We’ll be removing invasive buckthorn and garlic mustard at Perkins Passage (Cornwall Rd & Watson Ave) as well as planting some native species.

Perkins Passage is a lovely little urban greenspace that is used by a variety of species including woodpeckers, warblers, hawks, rabbits, chipmunks, squirrels, and many others. If you plan on joining us on Saturday feel free to bring your camera because you never know what you’ll see at this site.

Snacks courtesy of Panera Bread will also be provided!

We’ll be out there rain or shine. For additional event details click here.

If you have questions or to register email oakvilletreekeepers@gmail.com

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