Plant Patrol Past Events

Progress to Date

Plant Patrol had 112 volunteers spend 589.5 person-hours treating 14 invasive species during 29 work events at 12 locations in Indiana County. Those locations are Blue Spruce Park, Ghost Town Trail, Hoodlebug Trail, IUP South Woods, Jimmy Stewart Airport, Pine Ridge Park, Pond Near Smicksburg, Tanoma AMD Wetlands Educational Site, White Township Recreation Complex, White's Woods Nature Center, YMCA of Indiana County and Yellow Creek State Park. The following table shows the total quantity of each invasive species treated.

Common NameScientific NameTotal Treated
Autumn OliveElaeagnus umbellata212 shrubs
Barberry BushBerberis vulgaris2,458 shrubs
Burning BushEuonymus alatus4 shrubs
Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolata0.25 bushels
Honeysuckle shrubLonicera spp.1,179 shrubs
Japanese StiltgrassMicrostegium vimineum2 bushels
KnotweedPolygonum spp.4,052 sq yards
Mile-a-Minute VinePersicaria perfoliata20.5 bushels
Multiflora RoseRosa multiflora1,393 shrubs
PrivetLigustrum spp.118 shrubs
Purple LoosestrifeLythrum salicaria3 bushels
ThistleCirsium spp.10 bushels
Tree-of-HeavenAilanthus altissima634 stems
Water ChestnutTrapa natans137 bushels

Yellow Creek State Park

  • Sat, April 13, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Yellow Creek State Park

  • Thu, April 11, 2024, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

White's Woods Nature Center

  • Sat, April 6, 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Tanoma AMD Wetlands Educational Site

  • Sat, March 23, 2024, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Blue Spruce Park

  • Sun, November 5, 2023, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

IUP South Woods

  • Sun, October 15, 2023, 1:15 – 3:45 pm

Yellow Creek State Park

  • Sun, September 24, 2023, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

White Township Recreation Complex

  • Sun, August 27, 2023, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Upcoming Events

No future events are currently scheduled. We will post more later.