Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror Laura Nicoll, 12, cuts blackberry bushes at Greenways Land Trust’s annual Broom Bash on Saturday morning.

Greenways Land Trust leads the bashing of invasive species

Though there weren’t many yellow flowers blooming along the Myrt Thompson Trail Saturday morning, the volunteers who came out for the annual Broom Bash found plenty of invasive species to uproot.

Hosted every year by Greenways Land Trust, the volunteers have made a significant dent in the broom growing along the path. Once the area is cleared they come back in and plant new trees as well.

 

Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror Eric Borgfjord cuts down a broom bush until it is only a stump during Greenways Land Trust’s annual Broom Bash on Saturday morning.

Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror Volunteers removed invasive species, like broom and blackberries, along the Myrt Thompson Trail at the end of Maple St. on the river on Saturday morning.