Category Archives: Invasive plants

Spring Fest in Carpenter’s Woods May 13-16

UPDATE: Louise Barteau’s event scheduled for Saturday, 5/13, has been moved to Sunday, 5/14, at 4:00 PM, due to inclement weather. Please join Friends of Carpenter’s Woods for our planned events┬áduring LOVE Your Park Week, May 13-16, 2017. Please see … Continue reading

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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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