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Weekend Conservation Team – Purple Dew Removal

25 March 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Explore various locations of Jersey and help us conserve the diverse habitats across the Island every Saturday!

We will be holding a morning session on Saturday 2th March, meeting at Sands Car Park (opposite the Wetland Centre) for 9:30 and finishing around 12:30pm. The event will consist of the removal of Purple Dew along the coastal strips of St. Ouens Bay.

The Purple Dew Plant is an invasive and non-native plant species that grows widely across the coastal strips in St. Ouens bay. Due to the plant thriving in sandy environments, if not managed correctly the plant would otherwise blanket the grass and sandy areas of the Bay – suffocating the growth of Jersey’s rich and diverse native species that would normally thrive in this area. Purple Dew Plant will also prevent some insects, such as solitary bees, from accessing their nesting sites.

All the tools/equipment will be supplied, but please do bring your own gloves if possible.

There will be tea and coffee provided. Space is limited so please sign up if you would like to join. An email will be sent to those who have signed up prior to the day to confirm it is still going ahead.

Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with The National Trust of Jersey and we look forward to welcoming you on to one of our events soon.

Details

Date:
25 March 2023
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/weekend-conservation-team-purple-dew-removal-tickets-596589624627

Venue

Sands
Grande Route des Mielles
Jersey, Saint-Pierre JE3 7FN JE
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