The Potomac Audubon Society is recruiting “Weed Warriors” to help maintain four nature preserves, totaling over 500 acres, located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. The program includes training by PVAS’s Land Manager to become a certified “Weed Warrior.”
Certified “Weed Warriors” will be given the knowledge and the tools needed to tackle invasive species at the preserves on volunteers’ own schedules. Plus, they will be connected with other “Weed Warriors” to work together if they choose.
PV AS’ s Land & Conservation Manager, Katelyn “KC” Walters, will lead this Certified Weed Warrior training which will be held at Cool Spring Preserve, located south of Charles Town, on Tuesday, August 23 from 3-5 p.m. After successful completion of the training, participants will become certified PV AS “Weed Warriors.” This certification comes with a “Weed Warrior” t-shirt to wear while performing duties and exclusive access to tools for the various jobs. Additional trainings will be held based on interest.
Pre-registration is required for this training and can be found at: https://www.potomacaudubon.org/event/weed-warrior-training-7/
Potomac Valley Audubon Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, restoring and enjoying the natural world through education and action. It serves Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties in West Virginia and Washington Co. in Maryland. Preserves include Cool Spring Preserve in Jefferson Co., Stauffer’s Marsh and Yankauer Preserves in Berkeley Co. and Eidolon Preserve in Morgan Co.
For more information about this event or PV AS, contact Katelyn “KC” Walters, the PV AS Land and Conservation Manager, at [email protected]. org or 681-252-1387.