Category Archives: Invasive plants

Love Your Park Fall Service Day in Carpenter’s Woods

Please join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy, and Friends of Carpenter’s Woods on Saturday, November 12, for Love Your Park Fall Service Day. The workday begins at 9:00am and will include general trash & litter clean-up, tree planting, … Continue reading

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August/September Herbicide Treatment in Carpenter’s Woods

The following is a message form Tom Witmer, Operations Manager, Natural Lands Restoration, PP&R. PP&R Ecosystem Managment staff and interns are in the process of establishing fixed monitoring plots in forested areas where we can periodically collect data on vegetation … Continue reading

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February Herbicide Treatment and Invasive Removal Project

If you’ve been in Carpenter’s Woods recently, you’ve probably noticed cut stumps painted blue and signs posted warning of herbicide treatments. The current work is being done by a consultant/contractor, Land Studies, Inc. They are presently controlling a variety of … Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Removal Day April 11

Please join Friends of Carpenter’s Woods and our terrific leader, Louise Hayes, next Saturday, April 11, in Carpenter’s Woods for a morning removing invasive plants. We’ll be taking out garlic mustard, English ivy, Japanese knotweed, and any other obviously invasive … Continue reading

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Show your love for Carpenter’s Woods on Valentine’s Day!

Please join Friends of Carpenters Woods and other volunteers on Saturday, February 14th, from 9am to 12noon, as we continue trail re-routes and removal of invasive, exotic vegetation at the meadow near the wooden footbridge. As always, we supply all … Continue reading

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