In the latest Carolina Mountain Club newsletter is a schedule for invasive plant removal projects along the Appalachian Trail. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and its partners will be holding several invasive plant removal days along the Tennessee-North Carolina border over the course of the next several months.
Here's the schedule for those wishing to volunteer:
April 9 – Garlic mustard/Japanese spiraea removal (Lemon Gap)
April 23 – The Great Garlic Mustard Gathering (Lemon Gap/Max Patch)
April 30 – Rain Date for The Great Garlic Mustard Gathering
May 7 – Control and inventory of invasive plants (Carvers Gap/Roan Mountain)
June 3, 4 – Control of multiflora rose and Japanese stiltgrass (Stecoah Gap)
June 26 – Kudzu control - contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info (Hot Springs)
July 20 – Miscanthus control - contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org (Davenport Gap)
August 5, 6 – Control and monitoring of Chinese silvergrass (Miscanthus sinensis) (Sam’s Gap)
For more information on any of these, please click here or contact John Odell email@example.com.