Current Problems will be a site leader again this year at the Great Invader Raider Rally on January 19th! Our location is Loblolly Woods on NW 23rd street off of NW 8th avenue in Gainesville. Please come help us remove invasive plants from our natural areas! We will begin at 9 am and work until 10:30 or 11. The celebration afterward begins at 11.
No prior plant knowledge or experience needed! We will teach volunteers how to properly identify and remove the targeted species.
Please come prepared with gloves, long pants, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray.
Restrooms may not be available at the site, so plan accordingly.
As we attempt to minimize waste generated by this event, please bring a reusable water bottle.
After the cleanup, a celebration will be held at Morningside Nature Center (3540 E. University Ave.) from 11am to 1pm with food from Cilantro Taco and Humble Wood Fire Pizza, raffle prizes donated by local businesses, live music, and free t-shirts for volunteers!
As part of the Great Suwannee River Basin Cleanup, Friends of Rum Island Park will be hosting a weekend cleanup at Rum Island Park. The 43 acre Columbia County public park and the island will be the main focus of the cleanup. Clean-up supplies will be provided! Volunteers can self check out supplies at Rum 138 between 9 am - 5 pm Saturday or Sunday.