Baltimore Green Space is holding the Villainous Vines Workshop at Wilson Park on Jan. 12. It will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Participants will learn how to identify and remove English Ivy. Invasive vines can kill trees, smother native plants, and prevent saplings from growing. Please RSVP at (443) 695-7504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Maryland Sierra Club seeks volunteers to remove invasive species at the Underground Railroad Experience Trail in Montgomery County on Jan. 12. The hours are 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers should wear long sleeves, pants, and comfortable walking shoes or boots. Water and tools like clippers, saws, and loppers are also recommended. For more information, contact Jeremy Arling at (240) 398-3635 or email@example.com.
The Maryland Sierra Club seeks volunteers to remove invasive plants at the Chapman Forest and Ruth Swann Park on Jan. 12. The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will also learn how to identify plants. Chapman Forest and Swann Park boast about 800 native plant species, 49 of which are endangered. Volunteers should bring lunch and water and dress for the weather. A carpool is available. Registration is required. For more information, contact Marc Imlay at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 283-0808.
Maryland Delegate Heather Mizeour is giving a talk about fracking at the Christ Congregational Church in Silver Spring on Jan. 13. The talk will run from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mizeour will describe how fracking would affect Montgomery County and western Maryland. She will also discuss what can be done to prevent unregulated fracking. Mizeour is proposing legislation to require thorough studies to determine whether fracking can be done safely, plus regulations to ensure its safety, before allowing fracking in Maryland. Lunch and child care will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, contact Jim Conklin at email@example.com.