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Garlic Mustard through the years. Check out how JCWC has helped root out this weed!

Garlic Mustard, Alliaria petiolata, is a prevalent invasive species in the watershed with alarming impacts on other plants. This weed is known to be allelopathic. The garlic mustard roots produce chemicals that are toxic to other plants, which aids its rapid spread. This can prevent the establishment of other plants and allows garlic mustard to […]

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Social Distancing with a side of Garlic Mustard

Dakota Tangredi, Marissa Eckman, Jessica Huang, Abby Kaplan, Drew Donahue, and Noah Jenkins getting ready for their first garlic mustard field day while maintaining 6 feet As most of our volunteer events have been canceled due to the current health crisis, this, unfortunately, does not cancel invasive species that have been overrunning Johnson Creek Watershed. […]

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Printmaking + Cooking with Edible Invasive Plants!

Participants will investigate the uses of invasive plants and weeds of the Johnson Creek Watershed. We will begin by harvesting on location, and then move to People’s Coop to use the plant materials collected in cooking and printmaking activities. We will conclude our time together by reflecting on key identifiers of the plants we focus […]

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JCWC is seeking an Invasive Species Control Intern!

Johnson Creek Watershed Council needs help with spring garlic mustard removal field work. Would you like to become more familiar with the Johnson Creek watershed? Would you like to learn essential field skills? Are you interested in native and invasive plant identification? This internship is for you! Join the Riparian Program Manager, Noah Jenkins, and the […]

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