It isn't litter that the council are targeting, but rosebay willowherb, which they describe as an invasive plant. They hope to improve the nearby wild-flower meadow.
|Rosebay Willowherb - Image from wildlifetrusts.org|
As I travel along Auckland Way on my bicycle commute, I think I should go along and help out. The path is maintained by the council and I don't do much in return - so this is the least I can do.
Here is the poster found from the council website, which has been stapled to numerous fences along the path:
If you would like to attend, here is the address:
Auckland Way Railway Path.
Park at: Coundon Station picnic area, New Coundon, off A688.
Grid ref: NZ 227 301