Invasive Species Control

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Invasive species control consists of clearing large swaths of non-native plants/weeds by hand pulling.

Typically there are two types of invasive species in Milton Keynes:

Himalayan Balsam

Can be found in abundance along the river corridors. Removal can only be done in mid to late May or early June before it flowers. The plants are hand pulled out of the ground and then disposed of off site to limit the spread of the seeds. It is a very seasonal task but a safe and easy non chemical control of this invasive weed.

Ragwort 

This only occurs in late July or early August and is very seasonally dependant.

If you are interested in this type of volunteering task, please complete an online form and more details will be sent on the latest opportunities.


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