HERE WE GO AGAIN! SWARM #7
WHERE: 560 Saw Mill River Rd, Ardsley, NY 10502 - Ardsley Acres Hotel Court (our event headquarters) Head to the far back parking lot where the large "Paul Bunyan" trucks are located...Look for our tent
WHAT: Join Us for the 7th Lower Hudson Valley "Invasive Vine Cutters SWARM!” We’re coming together to attack one big vine problem area and really make a visible difference, as well as meet one another, arrange trades of equipment and tools, share educational opportunities, and generally have a good time. This event is FREE--we just need people to register so we know how many to prepare for!
WHEN: Saturday, December 3rd, 10am to 3pm, Rain date: Saturday, December 10th
WHO: Groundwork Hudson Valley is hosting its other vine cutting partners including: Saw Mill River Coalition, Bronx River Conservancy, Croton Vine Cutters, Hastings Vine Squad, Westchester County Parks and more…
- 10:00 am Meet & Greet
- 10:15 am Begin Cutting!
- 12:30 pm Lunch: Swap stories. List potential "SWARM" locations. Equipment swaps.
- 1:30 pm Resume cutting
- 3:00 pm Wrap it up
* All weather dependent. If it's really cold or miserable, we'll go for the rain date, Saturday, December 10th, same time and place. If it starts getting miserable when we're out there, we'll close up early. Please feel free to attend as much as you can. Some people will be coming in the morning, others may not make it until lunch and then cut in the afternoon.
TO BRING: Please bring your own lunch and water. Dress in layers, wear good shoes, gloves. Bring your own tools if you can (loppers, clippers, hand saws)--we will have some available for volunteers. We'll also have hot drinks and snacks.
INFORMATION: Please contact Nathan Hunter, Groundwork Hudson Valley 914-375-2151 office or 860-214-2258 (cell)
A swarm is a good word for a large group of bees working quickly and focused as a group! Like bees, any group of people or animals can be considered a swarm if they act together and quickly - even fiercely.