Throwback to 2005

Invasive pest plant, Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area

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Sister storms — Hurricane Frances (9-5-2004) and Hurricane Jeanne (9-26-2004) — devastated the canopy at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, shown above and below at the beginning of 2005.
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Volunteers worked diligently to respond to the surge in vines and invasive pest plants wrought by the increased sunlight, including Martha Willoughby & Dick Atkinson …
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… John Kennedy, Marta Kendrick, Joel Day & Peter Sutherland …
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… Tom Keen, Marta Kendrick, Peter Sutherland & John Kennedy …
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… Sharon Millington, John Kennedy, Marta Kendrick & Sue Richardson …
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… Sharon Millington, Janice Broda & Alice Rowe …
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… Peter Sutherland, Sharon Millington & Steve Goff  …
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Peter Sutherland admirably “models” how much caesarweed (Urena lobata) proliferated …
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Many thanks to these veteran volunteers who saw to it that the invasive plants were not left unchecked.