Students Train and Remove Buckthorn in Miller Creek to Reduce Invasive Species on LSC Campus

Lake Superior College students clearing buckthorn, an invasive species, on LSC’s campus.

WHO/WHAT:  Nearly sixty LSC students will tackle buckthorn in the Miller Creek ravine on Wednesday, November 13 at 12:30 p.m. The students, who are enrolled in LSC’s Environmental Science, General Biology and Issues in Global Ecology courses, began a two-part training about invasive species on campus where they learned to identify and remove buckthorn and get credit for their work.

WHEN/WHERE:  Student, instructors and volunteers will meet at the LSC Interpretative Trail sign by Miller Creek on LSC’s main campus at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13. Using LSC’s forest as a Living Lab, the students and faculty are working with the Duluth CISMA (Collaborative Invasive Species Management Area) and the City of Duluth’s Invaders volunteers.