Volunteers to pick dyer’s woad today

Jul 15 2011 - 10:33pm

EDEN -- Volunteers will meet at 8:30 a.m. today at Snowcrest Junior High, 2755 N. Highway 162, to help collect dyer's woad, a noxious plant.

County officials will provide a short briefing and distribute bags for holding pulled plants.

Participants include area residents, Scouts and Weber County Jail inmates. Anyone else wishing to help can come to the school.

The bags of dyer's woad should be returned to the school by noon. The county will dispose of the bags.

Lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m. by state Rep. Gage Froerer at his Century 21 office, 2405 N. Highway 158, Eden.

Shanna Francis said organizers hope to make the collection an annual event. For more information, call Francis at 801-745-2688.

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