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National Public Lands Day, Mississinewa Lake
Start Date: 9/28/2019Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 9/28/2019End Time: 12:30 PM
Event Description:
National Public Lands Day

Weed Wrangle Indiana

Blue Heron Trailhead, Miami SRA
9:30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m.
Volunteers Needed!
Snacks provided by Friends of Mississinewa Lake
Advance registration requested. Call 260-468-2127

It's a work day! Learn about invasive plants, and why our native plant species are important to our landscape.
Learn about and participate in hands-on invasive management techniques. The Blue Heron Trailhead will be the
target area for several consecutive years.

Target invasive species: bush honeysuckle, autumn olive, and tree of heaven

Dress for the activity. Some suggestions: closed-toe shoes/boots, gloves, long sleeved shirt, long pants, insect
repellant, sun screen, wide brimmed hat, water bottles.

If you're interested in the continued efforts to combat invasive species, consider joining the Upper Wabash CISMA (Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area) group. We welcome business owners, farmers, property owners, and interested individuals in the Miami, Wabash, and Huntington County areas to continue bringing attention to this wide-spread environmental problem. For more information about this group, contact 260.468.2127.

Target species:
Bush Honeysuckle
Autumn Olive
Tree of Heaven
Location Information:
Mississinewa Lake
4673 S. 625 E.
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 473-6528
Contact Information:
Name: Upper Wabash Interpretive Services
Phone: 260-468-2127
State calendar entry type:
State calendar entry category:
Kids and Families
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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