Suli Marsh to undergo invasive plant purge

Approximately 20 volunteers and staff will converge at Suli Marsh on the Little Tennessee River Greenway from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, to eradicate exotic invasive plants smothering and crowding out native plants in natural areas.  

Some volunteers will work in the standing water of the marsh (in waders) while others will work around the edges of the marsh.   

Western Carolina University’s Service Learning Center hosts several days of service throughout the year to engage students in organized activities designed to enhance their understanding of course content, meet community needs, develop career-related skills, and become responsible citizens.

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