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Not all green is “green.” That’s the message from local land managers who are combating a host of non-native invasive plant species that menace locally preserved and reclaimed lands.
Drew Diehl calls it “the Green Death.” Pervasive in many areas, a single non-native species of honeysuckle — Amur honeysuckle — has transformed the local landscape over the last 30 years.
If weeding the flower garden out back sounds bad, imagine weeding a forest. Then imagine that forest encircled by an army of invasive species.
“Honeysuckle Blitz” will be held at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve on Saturday, Nov. 2. Volunteers are needed to help remove the invasive honeysuckle.