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Tippecanoe County area outdoor happenings April 26-27

Time to pull garlic mustard
Time to pull garlic mustard
Rosemary Halsema

It’s that time of year again, time to pick garlic mustard. Keep in mind, if you are out and about on the trails, pick garlic mustard. Whether picked to add to the pantry or the garbage container, please pick what you can. Garlic mustard, a nuisance weed which has proliferated in this area is the only plant legal to pick in public parks. Garlic mustard grows so fast and thick that it reduces the native plant populations, especially wildflowers.

April 27: 1-3 p.m. Prophetstown State Park, east end parking lot. Garlic mustard pull. The gate fee is waived for volunteers for this pull (link).

April 27: 1-3 p.m. Heartland Outdoor Kids will meet at Moyer Gould Woods in Carroll County (link). This is great family opportunity. Moyer Gould Woods includes old farm land and some pristine woods overlooking the Tippecanoe River.

Out and about

April 25-27: Brown County Wildflower Foray. Head down to Nashville for this wildflower weekend. Follow the pre-arranged hikes or head out on your own (link).