Giant hogweed is a huge herb whose juice in the light can cause burns on the skin. Hog parsnip is also dangerous for nature: being an alien species, it displaces local grasses and forms huge impenetrable thickets.
People want to see places that are important to them beautiful and safe for health. Therefore, they are ready to participate in the fight against hogweed in the format of volunteer subbotniks, drawing attention to the problem and forming a «public request» for the authorities. Participation in subbotniks also provides an excellent opportunity to acquire new skills and broaden one’s horizons, meet like-minded people, and finally, just have a heart-to-heart communication!
The spring event #STOPHOGWEED is dedicated to the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22 and traditionally stretches for 2-3 weeks. May is the best time to fight Giant Hogweed.
Take part in the #STOPHOGWEED campaign from 14-22 May 2022!
1. Dig up Giant Hogweed on these dates or use any other method of struggle.
2. Post a report on a social network with the hashtag #STOPHOGWEED
Or fill out the feedback form.
Read more about our movement in the presentation (in English).
Let’s stop the Giant Hogweed together!