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  • focw, Author at Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    warning of herbicide treatments The current work is being done by a consultant contractor Land Studies Inc They are presently controlling a variety of Continue reading Posted in Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Tagged herbicide Leave a comment Carpenter s Woods Love Your Park Volunteer Day Saturday Dec 5 9 AM to 1 PM Posted on November 25 2015 by focw Mark your calendars for the upcoming Carpenter s Woods Love Your Park Volunteer Day Saturday Dec 5 9 AM to 1 PM Join David Bower of Parks Rec and Friends of Carpenter s Woods for our final planting of the season Continue reading Posted in Events FOCW Love Your Park Service Day Leave a comment September 23 Birding at Carpenter s Woods a Hotspot for Migrants Posted on September 15 2015 by focw Carpenter s Woods was originally added to the Fairmount Park system during the 1920s as a bird sanctuary Since then it has remained one of the most popular and important locations in the Philadelphia region to find migrating land birds Keith Continue reading Posted in Bird Walk Events Migrating birds Leave a comment Spring Fest 2015 in Carpenter s Woods May 9 and May 16 Posted on May 6 2015 by focw It s time for the Love Your Park Week Spring Fest in Carpenter s Woods Please join Friends of Carpenter s Woods for 2 Saturdays of FREE events including Trail Walks Children s Bird Pageant and a BirdPHILLY Bird Walk It promises to be Continue reading Posted in Events FOCW Love Your Park Spring Fest Tagged love your park spring fest 2015 Leave a comment Older posts Search for Categories Categories Select Category Bird Walk Events FOCW Grove Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Love Your Park Migrating birds Service Day Spring Fest Uncategorized Archives Archives Select

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  • Grove Archives - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    Leave a comment Search for Categories Categories Select Category Bird Walk Events FOCW Grove Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Love Your Park Migrating birds Service Day Spring Fest Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month March 2016 February 2016 November 2015 September 2015 May 2015 April 2015 February 2015 January 2015 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 January 2014 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 May 2013

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  • February Herbicide Treatment and Invasive Removal Project - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    removal alone Weather permitting the contractors work will be completed this week The signs are standard practice for informing park users that herbicides are being used in a particular section that people and pets frequently use particularly along trails There should be a sign posted at both ends of the trail that runs through the area being worked on to notify trail users coming from either direction Signs are usually left up for a day or so after the application The herbicide being used is Garlon 4 Ultra mixed with horticultural oil and blue marker dye Garlon is used to kill invasive woody plants typically in two ways The first way is to cut the stem of the unwanted target plant and spray the mixture on the cut surface of the stem This conducts the active ingredient to the roots killing the plant The second way is to spray around the circumference of a plant up to about 15 inches above the ground surface The horticultural oil carries the active ingredient into the plant s cambium killing the plant Garlon 4 is highly specific to plants and poses little concern to people and animals Keeping dogs on a leash which is a park rule in any case prevents them from running around the applicators and also rubbing against or ingesting any freshly applied herbicide For more information and a description of the initial project view the project fact sheet from PP R Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post This entry was posted in Herbicide Notice Invasive plants and tagged herbicide Bookmark the permalink Carpenter s Woods Love Your Park Volunteer Day Saturday Dec 5 9 AM to 1 PM Update on GROVE Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be

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  • Herbicide Notice Archives - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    herbicide on Tuesday January 10 Notice signs will be posted at major trail heads around Carpenter s woods by Friday January 6 Access to trails may be limited during the day of treatment Continue reading Posted in Herbicide Notice Leave a comment Search for Categories Categories Select Category Bird Walk Events FOCW Grove Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Love Your Park Migrating birds Service Day Spring Fest Uncategorized Archives Archives Select

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  • Invasive plants Archives - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    Invasive plants Service Day Leave a comment Show your love for Carpenter s Woods on Valentine s Day Posted on February 10 2015 by focw Please join Friends of Carpenters Woods and other volunteers on Saturday February 14th from 9am to 12noon as we continue trail re routes and removal of invasive exotic vegetation at the meadow near the wooden footbridge As always we supply all Continue reading Posted in Events Invasive plants Service Day Leave a comment Garlic Mustard Removal Day Saturday April 26 Posted on April 21 2014 by focw Join FOCW this Saturday as we remove invasive garlic mustard from the meadow and hillside Louise Hayes will lead the group from 9 00 noon Tools and gloves provided although garlic mustard requires little effort to pull by hand See Continue reading Posted in Invasive plants Service Day Leave a comment FOCW Ivy and Vine Removal Day March 15 Posted on March 10 2014 by focw This Saturday March 15 9 1 John Janick and David Bower will be leading volunteers removing English ivy and other invasive vines from trees along the edges of the Woods Please join them for a productive day out in the fresh Continue

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  • herbicide Archives - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Tagged herbicide Leave a comment Search for Categories Categories Select Category Bird Walk Events FOCW Grove Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Love Your Park Migrating birds Service Day Spring Fest Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month March 2016 February 2016 November 2015 September 2015 May 2015 April 2015 February 2015 January 2015 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 January 2014 November 2013

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  • Carpenter’s Woods Love Your Park Volunteer Day, Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 AM to 1 PM. - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    final planting of the season we have trees and bulbs to plant and to work on cleaning up the trails and replacing the cork on our wonderful kiosks before the winter freeze sets in Come for the entire morning or an hour or more Expert guidance tools and work gloves provided Dress for the weather and working in the Woods Wear long sleeves and long pants poison ivy is still potent even in the cold months Bring a bottle of water See you in the Woods Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post This entry was posted in Events FOCW Love Your Park Service Day Bookmark the permalink September 23 Birding at Carpenter s Woods a Hotspot for Migrants February Herbicide Treatment and Invasive Removal Project Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Search for Categories Categories Select Category Bird Walk Events FOCW Grove Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Love Your Park Migrating birds Service Day Spring Fest Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month March 2016 February 2016 November 2015 September 2015 May 2015 April 2015 February 2015 January 2015 November 2014 October

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  • Events Archives - Friends of Carpenter's WoodsFriends of Carpenter's Woods
    Woods was originally added to the Fairmount Park system during the 1920s as a bird sanctuary Since then it has remained one of the most popular and important locations in the Philadelphia region to find migrating land birds Keith Continue reading Posted in Bird Walk Events Migrating birds Leave a comment Spring Fest 2015 in Carpenter s Woods May 9 and May 16 Posted on May 6 2015 by focw It s time for the Love Your Park Week Spring Fest in Carpenter s Woods Please join Friends of Carpenter s Woods for 2 Saturdays of FREE events including Trail Walks Children s Bird Pageant and a BirdPHILLY Bird Walk It promises to be Continue reading Posted in Events FOCW Love Your Park Spring Fest Tagged love your park spring fest 2015 Leave a comment Show your love for Carpenter s Woods on Valentine s Day Posted on February 10 2015 by focw Please join Friends of Carpenters Woods and other volunteers on Saturday February 14th from 9am to 12noon as we continue trail re routes and removal of invasive exotic vegetation at the meadow near the wooden footbridge As always we supply all Continue reading Posted in Events Invasive plants Service Day Leave a comment 2015 MLK Day of Service Weekend in Carpenter s Woods Posted on January 13 2015 by focw Friends of Carpenter s Woods invites you to join us over the Martin Luther King Jr Day Weekend to remove invasive vines in Carpenter s Woods Bring your friends neighbors and family Activities are suitable for teens and older Join David Bower Continue reading Posted in Events Service Day Leave a comment Older posts Search for Categories Categories Select Category Bird Walk Events FOCW Grove Herbicide Notice Invasive plants Love Your Park Migrating birds Service Day Spring

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