Sponsored by Florida Trail Association & Florida Native Plant Society. Get great exercise while learning how to identify and safely eradicate coral ardisia and other exotic invasive plants--in your yard, or wherever you hike or use trails--from FNPS experts. Enter Phipps park at 4000 N. Meridian Rd. (Youth Sports Complex/baseball fields); the trailhead is located 0.1 mile in, on the left.
[ Map: http://www.talgov.com/Uploads/Public/Documents/parks/pdf/phipps.pdf ]
Bring water, bug spray, and work gloves. Wear shoes appropriate for hiking. Lunch and some tools provided. Bring clippers, pointed shovel, and/or root jack, if you have them. Note that this activity is not appropriate if you are severely allergic to poison ivy. IvyBlock barrier cream will be provided for those who wish to use it. No pets.
Co-Leader: Linda Patton. Contact Leader if you need information: Karen Berkley (850)[masked] [masked]