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E-M:/ Noxious Weed Pull at the Sibley Prairie



The Sierra Club Southeast Michigan Group is organizing a noxious weed pull at the Greater Sibley Prairie Complex, Danou property. The Sibley Prairie is an endangered lakeplain prairie ecosystem located in southeastern Wayne County and is home to over 177 rare and endangered plants. The prairie is also provides habitat for the endangered Karner Blue Butterfly, endangered Indiana Bat and the endangered Duke Skipper, among others.
 
The weed pull  will be taking place this Sunday, September 14, starting at noon. Spotted knapweed, purple loose strife and others, need to go. Please be prepared: bring gloves, shovels, garden tools, etc. and wear long sleeves and slacks. The location for the weed pull will be west of Telegraph on the south side of King Road in Brownstown Township. Parking is permitted on King Road.
 
Anyone interested in doing this service outing, please contact Mary LaFrance, Conservation Chair, Sierra SEMG by replying to this e-mail, or mlafrance@sbcglobal.net.