The On-going Rowdy, Rugged, Rugbians Spiraea Pull – Saturday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. ET

Location:  Rugby State Natural Area
Leader: Lisa Huff, Tennessee Natural Areas Program, 

Description: We’re serious! The Rowdy, Rugged Rugbians continue their battle to save the Rugby State Natural Area from a dreadful Japanese spiraea invasion. If you want to have breakfast with us before the event, we’ll meet at the Harrow Road Café in Historic Rugby for breakfast at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. Click the link to see our new breakfast menu here:


We’ll go into the natural area approximately 10:00 a.m. Eastern time, starting from the Visitors’ Centre parking lot. The weather could be crisp, so wear layers. Bring your work gloves, too. We always have fun. Just ask any of the Rowdy, Rugged Rugbians! For more information, including descriptions, directions, and maps about this and other state natural areas visit the Natural Areas web site. Historic Rugby has lodging available. Please contact us for more information. For nearby camping, please go to