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'Weed Warriors' will be scourge of invasive plants [Clarksville]

Want to be a hero? A warrior? You can be a "Weed Warrior" in the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area and improve the health of Howard County's ecosystems.

You'll learn about local ecology and get a good workout removing invasive plants from the forest and replanting native trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants under the supervision of a county forester.

Training will be provided at the MPEA entrance on Trotter Road on May 26 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Weed Warriors work Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:30-6 p.m., until June 25. The summer session runs June 26 to Aug. 30,...