Volunteers take on Chinaberries at Llano River Field Station

(June 16th, 2017) – On Monday, June 12th, volunteers joined staff from the Hill Country Alliance and Native American Seed at the Texas Tech University (TTU) Llano River Field Station in Junction, Texas. There, they set fort an ambitious goal: control the more than 100 Chinaberry trees that are quickly spreading their footprint along the Llano River at the TTU field station. Chinaberry trees were first introduced to Texas from Asia in the mid-1800s and continue to be used as an ornamental yard tree today. Bill Neiman, owner of Native American Seed in Junction, notes, “The Chinaberry tree has left homes and neighborhoods and found its way to invade many of Texas' sensitive riparian areas. And

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