Mackworth Island Day, Spring 2009

Students at Mackworth Island's Friends School in Falmouth team up with resource managers, citizen groups, and fellow students to carry out a Japanese Knotweed Eradication Project.

The video is narrated in fine fashion by Lee Chisholm, Friends School teacher and Vital Signs advisor.

Project Information
City or Town: 
School or Organization: 
Friends School
Scientific name:
Fallopia japonica
Common name:
Japanese knotweed
Upland - Forest
Resources I used to create this project: 
How should others reference your work?: 
Lee Chisholm, Friends School, Japanese Knotweed Eradication Project, Vital Signs Program, Spring 2009
See video


It's nice to see what's possible when a community gets together to create change in a place they all care deeply about. Do you have any results to share? Did it all grow back? Will you hack it down again or take another approach?