Groups begin fight against invasive Russian Olive trees

News

Groups begin fight against invasive Russian Olive trees

Three-year project to remove Russian Olives began this week

Groups begin fight against invasive Russian Olive trees

Nicole Blair, left, and Hannah Madden, both with the Southwest Conservation Corps, remove a freshly cut Russian olive from the property of Ed Zink.
A car headed south on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango passes a line of Russian olives.
Property owner Ed Zink, right, hands a freshly cut Russian olive to Hannah Madden with the Southwest Conservation Corps on Wednesday as part of a project by the Mountain Studies Institute. Amanda Kuenzi, community service director with Mountain Studies Institute, watches.
Reader Comments
click here to add your event
Durango ~ Events
click here to add your event
Durango ~ Events