Remove & Replace Invasive Plants

Thank you to Jessica Schuler from the Westchester County Parks Department, Lasdon Park and Arboretum, who joined us for an informative session on how to identify, remove and replace invasive plants in our yards. Jessica started by sharing this great video (7 minutes)!

If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch the full recording.


Healthy Yards

Removing Invasive Species: Healthy Yards offers extensive information on how to remove specific invasive species including Garlic Mustard, Lesser Celandine, and Japanese Knotweed and Mugwort.

Finding Local Nurseries: Healthy Yards has compiled a list of local and online nurseries providing native plants to replace the invasives.

Dig In Slides

Download the PowerPoint presentation that Lauren shared during the workshop. It has more local resources.


The Partnership For Regional Invasive Species Management has a Lower Hudson Valley group that is active with many programs to prevent the spread of invasive species and protect the biodiversity in the region.

New York Invasive Species Research Institute

Cornell University offers extensive resources, research, webinars/events to help control the spread of invasives. Learn more about NYISRI.

Town of Pound Ridge

The Conservation Board shared more information and resources on invasives, healthy lawns, native trees, shrubs, and flowers, ticks, and more.