Monday, August 23, 2010

College Freshman Help Keep Invasives Under Control

As part of public service, a group of 100 college freshman and a specialist from the the National Park Service took out invasive plants at Hopewell Furnace national Historic Site last Friday. Invasive plants are the largest threat to native vegetation and to the ecosystem. The invaders creep across fields, strangle young trees, and begin to take over and kill native plants in that area. Click here to read more and to watch a video clip of the public service.