The day flowed like a winding creek familiar with its own twists and turns. We’re old pros now, all in our work gloves, long pants, and sun screen. Over fifty volunteers, shovels and pitch forks in hand, marched down the newly blazed walking trail at the Tucker Nature Preserve.
Our mission? Clear the outdoor classroom area, cut a fallen log into seats for the kids, and remove invasive plants.
“The toughest job is definitely the invasive plant removal,” explains Beth White, co-chair of Tucker Civic Association’s Parks and Green Space committee. “Many native trees at the Preserve are covered in English Ivy and Wisteria which can damage or even kill the trees if not dealt with.”
“My favorite piece of equipment is