Update: Two hard-working groups of volunteers removed old barbed wire fencing and fallen trees, and cut weeds, vines, and thistle from areas inaccessible to the tractor. A 1955 John Deere tractor donated by the past farmer tenant, HighlandArt Farm, was moved to the barn for storage. Many thanks to coordinators Pete Bartkoski (Hawk Hill Steward) and Dale Bertoldi and other volunteers LeeAnn Bartkoski, John Cappadona, Sten Caspersson, Chip Caton, Dick Hughes, Bill Miller, and Vikki Reski.
The fields have been cut and the grass mown. But to keep invasives at bay and the La Salette Trail passable, we need to clean up the edges. Can you help one or both days? Volunteers with edge trimmers or loppers are needed. Bring gloves, closed-toe footwear, and pants or other tick/ivy prevention. Each day we’ll gather at 9:00 and work as long as the weather and our schedules permit. If you have questions please contact Pete Bartkoski.
(Photo credit: Dennis Hubbs)