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Photos submitted Members of Wilmette’s Venturing Crew 5 worked recently to remove invasive buckthorn from the Skokie Lagoon.
The buckthorn trees trees are chopped up and burned to prevent regermination. .
More than 30 Crew members took part in the effort
Staff Report
5:00 am CST December 6, 2019
Venturing Crew 5, a youth-led co-ed organization focused on adventure, leadership, personal growth, and service affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America in Wilmette, has spent the past few months planning and organizing an environmental conservation project to remove invasive buckthorn from the Skokie Lagoons area.