Fri, Feb 09|
Old Fort Picnic Area
Old Fort Picnic Area Hemlock Treatment with Hemlock Restoration Initiative
The Hemlock Restoration Initiative is on a mission to save the hemlocks! Join the crew on 2/9 to administer treatment to help limit the effects of the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid on our eastern hemlocks and the streams they shade. More info Below!
Time & Location
Feb 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
Old Fort Picnic Area, 2415 State Rd 1400, Old Fort, NC 28762, USA
About the event
We're so excited to partner with Hemlock Restoration Initiative (HRI)! HRI is on a mission to save the hemlocks! Join the crew to learn about hemlocks, non-native invasives and how treatment helps to limit the effects of the wooly edelgid. We'll Stick around the Picnic area treating and potentially tagging our beloved hemlocks. Come nerd out for a good cause and help save some of our ecosystem's most important conifers!
Difficulty rating 2/5. Short walking, standing, possible cold weather, use of treatment chemicals and tools
Be sure to bring your favorite gear, plenty of snacks and water, high tops (boots preferred), eye protection, long pants, leather gloves and whatever else you need to stay comfortable for a great 4+ hour day in the mountains