Managing invasive buckthorn

Common and glossy buckthorn are non-native invasive shrubs that threaten the biodiversity of our natural environments. Due to their excessive presence in the forest’s understory, these opportunistic plants obstruct the natural growth of native trees and shrubs, which has an adverse effect on vegetation succession and jeopardizes the integrity of the mountain’s plant populations.

As a volunteer, you’ll be called upon to take part in the ongoing manual elimination of buckthorn. It’s a great way to help the mountain, learn more about non-native invasive plants and contribute to protecting the more vulnerable species.


Starting point: Smith House, 1260 Remembrance Road

Duration: 2 h




Saturday, October 28 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, October 29 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, October 29 13:00 p.m.

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