Native Plant Society of Texas – Boerne Chapter and Texas Master Naturalist – Hill Country Chapter
We have publicized our restoration project in Boerne in the past, mostly attacking ligustrum. Now we are going after bamboo.
“There is a new project on the property we are restoring behind the library in Boerne, the Boerne City Campus Natural Area. We have been working on clearing ligustrum for almost 2 years, but there is also bamboo at the far south end of the property, just off Blanco street and behind Mary’s tacos, and we (NPSOT and TMN) are going to attack it! Bamboo is among one of the most difficult invasives to eradicate, but with enough volunteers and enough time, we believe we can get rid of it.
Our first work day is Monday, February 20, starting at 9:00 am. We will meet in the parking lot of the old city hall on Blanco Road. Bring loppers, reciprocating saws, small hand saws, hedge trimmers, shovels, pickaxes, etc, for cutting the stolons and digging the rhizomes and roots. Some of us can stay busy picking up trash and stacking the old canes that are on the ground.
If you are interested in participating, contact Rachel Thompson: firstname.lastname@example.org
VMS CODE: KL-06-B-NPA Boerne City Campus Natural Area