Japanese Knotweed – Landowner Assistance Project
One landowner, working alone, contributes to the health of the ecosystem by combatting invasive plant species – but neighbors working together, and combining efforts with environmental and municipal entities, can accomplish massive improvements. The CFC will coordinate a several-years’ program to connect parcels together, and to advocate for and assist with control treatments. This October’s Japanese Knotweed Treatment Seminar is the first step to improving the health of our Wild & Scenic Clarion River.
Landowner Participants benefit from:
- expert information and guidance, including creation of a treatment plan, and recommendations on chemical formulations;
- access to high-quality equipment, or the option to hire vegetation management contractors in a block;
- help monitoring progress and reporting local infestations; and
- advice on re-establishing native habitat
Please join us for this first round meeting – and bring a neighbor!
We’ll be at MacBeth’s Store & Cabins, located at the Route 36 bridge in Cook Forest State Park, at the Clarion River. Google maps addresses: 15361 PA-36, Cooksburg, PA 16217, or 8QHR+VG Cooksburg, Pennsylvania.
This Japanese Knotweed Treatment Seminar is free – no registration required. We’ll be outside, but please bring a coronavirus mask if you wish. NB re CORONAVIRUS: By attending, participants assume responsibility for any and all risk due to possible exposure to COVID-19. Please DO NOT attend if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 2 weeks.
This event is a collaboration of the Cook Forest Conservancy, Penn State Extension, the Clarion County Conservation District, the DCNR of Cook Forest State Park, and the McKean County Conservation District, as part of their work on invasive plant management under the Allegheny Forest Health Collaborative