Learn about knotweed and help remove it Saturday

September 15, 2010

By Staff

NEW — 12 p.m. Sept. 15, 2010

Newcastle Weed Warriors, the city of Newcastle and the King County Noxious Weeds Program will hold a free workshop to teach volunteers about noxious weeds and a work party to remove them from Lake Boren Park from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sept. 18.

The workshop will address how to use herbicide injections to control and eradicate knotweed, which is invading parks and open spaces across King County.

Sign up for the workshop by contacting Weed Warriors founder Grace Stiller at 228-7927 or gracestiller@comcast.net.

The workshop will use the best management practices as outlined by the Washington State Noxious Weeds Program.

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