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Trust and congregations get heavy-duty on shrub removal at Saratoga Woods | KUDOS

Margaret Andersen, Loretta Wilson, and Steve Guss work on clearing hundreds of Scotch broom plants in the Saratoga Woods on Saturday, April 26. The group volunteered with members of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust and the Greening Congregations to remove the invasive plants.  - Photo courtesy of Janelle Castro
Margaret Andersen, Loretta Wilson, and Steve Guss work on clearing hundreds of Scotch broom plants in the Saratoga Woods on Saturday, April 26. The group volunteered with members of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust and the Greening Congregations to remove the invasive plants.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Janelle Castro

Members of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust joined with the Greening Congregations on Saturday, April 26, to remove invasive plants.

Hundreds of Scotch broom plants were pulled out from the meadow at Saratoga Woods near Langley. Volunteers used heavy-duty weed wrenches to make sure the plants would not grow back anytime soon. The plants were then used to create habitat areas for small critters.

The congregations include members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island, St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods-Episcopal, Langley United Methodist and St. Hubert Catholic Church.

For more volunteer opportunities visit www.wclt.org For information about the congregations contact elizabethd@whidbey.com

 

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