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Help Break Ground For the WIN Fast Forest Nov 16

November 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This work day is scheduled for Thursday, November 16th from 12pm-3pm at Wright-Locke Farm.

Grow Local for the Planet, in collaboration with Wright-Locke Farm, is continuing Winchester’s own “Miyawaki” or WIN Fast Forest. This involves transforming a bit of low habitat-value wetlands into a high-value mature forest in 30 years rather than the typical 150 years. 

Volunteers will help remove the root systems of goldenrod and other non-woody species to make way for the native trees we will plant there in the Spring.  This event is for ages 11 and up (17 and under must be accompanied by an adult).

If you would like to join, please first fill out this online form (this must be complete prior to volunteering). Then sign up to volunteer by following this link.

Remember to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, work boots, and bring a water bottle…and a pair of gloves if you have them. If you cannot commit to the full time, that is fine. We would love to receive any help you can offer. 

You will be meeting the coordinator, Prassede, in front of the Squash Barn (above the goat pen) at at Wright-Locke Farm. Parking is available across the street at Mullen Field.

ANY QUESTIONS: Contact us at winfastforest@wfmchub.org

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November 16, 2023
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Grow Local for the Planet