Posted in April 2014

Weekly Update!

Here’s how everyone’s doing so far in the competition: The Huron Arbor Cluster is leading the  heavy weight division with 2,260 pounds pulled! The middle weight division is doing great with 105 pounds pulled by the Out of Cluster area! And the Raisin Cluster leads the light weight division with 460 pounds pulled!

Inspiration from the Field- Tom Cook

Check out this influential post on garlic mustard written by Tom Cook,  the current chair of the board of trustees of The Nature Conservancy in Michigan: Garlic Mustard, a pungent plant introduced by European settlers, threatens the Nature of the Great Lakes. It grows in our northern woods and crowds out the cutleaf toothwort, the trillium, the trout … Continue reading

Ready, set, PULL!

As of Wednesday, April 9th, the 2014 Garlic Mustard Challenge is officially underway! Our reporting form is live (just click on the green “report your bags here!” button). Not much to report two days into the Challenge, but check back next week as we begin more regular posts about this invasive plant, the people working … Continue reading