Fayetteville Offers Bounty on Invasive Trees, Shrubs
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Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Urban Forester, John Scott, stands in the nursery among a young crop of native trees soon to be given away as bounty.
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Invasive Bradford Pears bloom along a street in Fayetteville, which the city, under an annual bounty program seeks to replace with native trees.
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Chinese Bush Honeysuckle growing in vacant lots, property and parks in Fayetteville has been targeted as an invasive, aggressively crowding out native plants and shrubs.
For the fourth year in a row, Fayetteville has placed a “bounty” on certain invasive shrubs and trees spreading across city lots, parks and dedicated green spaces.