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Michael, our Forest Conservation, spent the morning near the Holbrook Community searching the forest for English ivy. This invasive canopy weed if very prevalent throughout the region. Michael received a pleasant surprise when during his walk he spotted his first western trillium of the season. The white blooms serve locally to announce the arrival of spring. A salmonberry was also starting to bloom near a creek on the property.