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One Ogden group wants your help to weed along some popular Weber County trails.

Posted at 10:48 AM, May 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-06 12:50:00-04

Weber Pathways is a nonprofit group whose mission is to care for  trails in weber county. They are looking for help in the coming week to clean up weeds along some popular trails in the area.

Here is a list of there events.

Weed Roundup/National Trails Day Celebration - Huntsville

WhenThu, May 12, 9am – 1pm

WhereHuntsville Guard Station, 6620 East 100 South, Huntsville, UT (map)

Weed Roundup/National Trails Day Celebration - Ogden

WhenFri, May 13, 9am – 1pm

Where29th Street Trailhead, Ogden, UT, United States (map)

Weed Roundup/National Trails Day Celebration - Eden

WhenSat, May 14, 9am – 1pm

WhereEden Park, 2150 North 5500 East, Eden, UT (map)

The Ogden Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Weber Pathways, and the Ogden Valley invites the public to join us for the 9nd annual Ogden, Ogden Valley Weeds Days, and National Trails Day. The public is invited to participate in the community wide event in celebration of National Trails Day. The ongoing efforts offer fun, exercise, a chance to meet new people as well as give back to the local community! The goal of this project is to help reduce and eradicate invasive weeds threatening the native plant community of the local area. The project areas encompasses lands bounded by the Forest Service, Weber County on the Mt. Ogden front, and Ogden Valley area. Invasive weed species threaten the ecological integrity and biological diversity of plant communities within the project area and have caused adverse impacts to recreation, wildlife and other important social and resource values. Target weeds include, dyers woad, puncture vine, dalmation toadflax, myrtle spurge, leafy spurge, yellow starthistle, whitetop, burdock, and hounds tongue. Control methods will include hand pulling and possible bagging. Forest Service crews will be using herbicides on-site. Participants should wear protective clothing, including gloves and bring lots of drinking water. Some tools will be provided but it is recommended to bring your own shovels. Please join the Ogden Ranger District, Weber Pathways, and Ogden Valley as we work to protect our land by preventing the spread of noxious weeds in Weber County. For more information, contact Lisa Thompson, Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator, Ogden Ranger District, (801) 458-1704 or Rod Kramer, Outreach Coordinator, Weber Pathways (801) 393-2304.