Over 30 volunteers showed up on Saturday, Oct. 7 to help restore Sewall Woods, a special property in Wolfeboro, NH owned and managed by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT). Partnering with the Stewardship Network: New England (TSNNE) to recruit volunteers and supply tools, the collaborative effort had a great pay off. "We had to close down sign-ups," reports Emily Lord of TSNNE. "People came from all over the Seacoast and Lakes Region to lend a hand. Lots of smiling volunteers!" Check out photos using the links below. To quote one of our youngest volunteers at the event, "I think this was a GREAT way to spend a Saturday morning." That's what we like to hear - having fun and doing good!
Volunteers were welcomed with coffee and treats from Seven Suns Coffee & Tea of Wolfeboro, NH
Oriental bittersweet vines were the primary target of Saturday's invasive plant work at Sewall Woods
Volunteers also pulled many Japanese barberry plants by hand - work gloves helped with this prickly plant!
Malin Clyde of UNH Cooperative Extension's Stewardship Network: New England reviews plant identification techniques.
Special thanks to students from Brewster Academy of Wolfeboro, NH who helped out on Saturday and provided great energy for the day.