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Appalachian Trail Conservancy is using Nature's Notebook data to estimate when garlic mustard will begin to grow in the spring, to target control effots.
Project Start Date:
Garlic mustard is a problematic invasive species along the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania
When will garlic mustard green up this spring?
Leaf out data for garlic mustard collected in prior years accessed via the USA-NPN's visualization tool.
Plan to send out staff to manage garlic mustard.
Resource Management Outcome(s):
Effective use of staff and volunteer time to control garlic mustard, more effective control efforts, healthier, less invaded ecosystems.
Strategic Plan Area:
Is the project complete? :
Is the project an example of adaptive management?: