There are 3 main ways to be a steward of Mission Hill’s natural areas: Help with routine maintenance, participate in events and activities, donate to Mission Hill Green.
1. Pick up trash when you see it in these sites.
Help make these areas more enjoyable and attractive for everyone. No one wants to spend time somewhere that is full of trash.
When you pick up trash, you are setting a good example for others. You are showing them that it is important to take care of our environment and our community.
2. Remove these two commonly found invasive plants:
Oriental Bittersweet Vine
Black swallow-wort is a highly invasive perennial plant that is native to Europe and Asia. It was introduced to North America in the early 1800s and has since spread to many parts of the continent. Black swallow-wort is a serious threat to native plants and ecosystems,
Oriental bittersweet vine is native to China, Japan, and Korea. It was introduced into the United States in the 1860s and has since escaped cultivation and spread to many parts of the eastern United States and is considered to be one of the most problematic invasive plants in the region.