Ivy Pull

The Peabody Park Preservation Committee sponsors an Ivy Pull every fall and spring semester for the purpose of removing English Ivy and other non-native, invasive plants from the park. During this time, volunteers also clear debris and trash, plant native plants and improve the accessibility of the park.


Here you can clearly see the severity of the invasion in the park natural areas from the English Ivy.

This is an excellent opportunity for different campus units to get involved in the restoration and beautification of the UNCG Woods, and many campus units support and participate in this activity, including the UNCG Biology, Grounds, Facilities, and Sustainability Departments. The Pulls provide volunteer opportunities for students to gain some academic credit for several courses, and they provide opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to have fun working together on a conservation project of value to UNCG.

Below are some images from Ivy Pulls 2014-2017.

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