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CANCELLED Nightmare on Elm Trees (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Join Ijams to help as a volunteer... if you dare!**
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CANCELLED Nightmare on Elm Trees (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Time & Location

Time is TBD
Mead's Quarry Parking Lot, 3518 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

About the Event

**(NOTE: We are limiting this to 10 participants. If you are not registered and we are over the limit of participants, we will ask you to come another time or give you a different assignment)

There is only one thing more terrifying than being torn to pieces by a beast lurking at the bottom of Mead's Quarry lake and that is.....Wisteria!!  Come see the horrifying vine that threatens to slowly take over, while also visiting the Stanton Cemetery where even the dead look on in horror at the prettiest little purple disaster that was ever planted! (Well...next to kudzu)

 

Volunteers will learn about Wisteria, where it came from, how it spreads, the threat it poses for our native plants, and how to defeat it! Long sleeve shirts and pants are recommended to protect from thorns and poison ivy. Bring water! 

Please bring the following: water, appropriate clothing/footwear, and a mask if you have one (Ijams Visitor Center has simple disposable masks if you come without one). Masks will only be necessary when we are within six feet of each other. If you are exhibiting any sign of fever or illness, do not participate in this workday. Tools and gloves will be provided.

Meeting Spot: Mead's Quarry Parking Lot

3518 Island Home Ave. Knoxville, TN 37920

Those who are under 16 years old cannot volunteer by themselves at Ijams, they must be accompanied by an adult for all volunteer opportunities.

Those who are 16 & 17 can participate in public volunteer workdays as long as they have a parent's or guardian's permission. Please email mcollins@ijams.org for the permission sheet. Thank you!

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