Waukesha County Parks Seeks Volunteers for Invasive Species Removal Mission April 24
(Waukesha, WI) – Waukesha County Parks is seeking volunteers to help eradicate the invasive plant, garlic mustard, at various park locations during the inaugural, secret agent themed “Mission: Possible” Volunteer Workday for the Earth event on Saturday, April 24.
“Garlic mustard is a troublesome invasive plant that is wide spread throughout the park system,” said Julia Robson, Waukesha County Conservation Biologist. “All of our properties would benefit greatly from the hand removal of this aggressive plant to make room for the native wildflower species that our pollinators depend on and park users enjoy.”
Mission locations include: Fox Brook Park, Fox River Park, Menomonee Park, Minooka Park, Mukwonago Park, Muskego Park, Naga-Waukee Park, Nashotah Park and Retzer Nature Center.
Registration is free and includes park admission for the day. Online registration for each volunteer is required by April 21 at www.waukeshacounty.gov/missionpossible.
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