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Fall Workday: Clear Bush Honeysuckle along Shunga Creek • Shawnee County

Saturday, Nov 6th, 2010 @ 10am-noon
Felker Park • Topeka, KS • Map

Help clear bush honeysuckle from the woods along Shunga Creek. We are going to clear an area of the woods of the honeysuckle and other invasives to allow the native species to flourish. The natives are barely hanging on because of the honeysuckle. The area we will be working is adjacent to the bridge at Gage & Shunga Creek. Parking is at the Tennis Courts off of Gage Blvd. Wear boots, leather gloves, long sleeves and pants. Bring a lopper or pruning saw. If you don't want to cut, you can spray the cut stumps. The City of Topeka will be supplying herbicide to treat the cut stumps to ensure the honeysuckle doesn't regrow. Felker Park is a park in Topeka that is off Gage Blvd adjacent to Shunga Creek. Please contact Jeff if you plan to attend. Note, time has been changed to 10am.

Contact: Jeff Hansen 785 806 6917

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society

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