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Clearing the forest for the trees

Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
Allen County Parks Superintendent Jeff Baxter works with other staff members Tuesday to clear non-native invasive honeysuckle bushes and autumn olive at Metea Park. The park’s three-day clearing effort ends today, running from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To volunteer, call Deana Davis at 449-3777 or email .