Noxious plants. Invasive species. Weeds. They seem to be everywhere by late summer, but they are not all “bad.” Some common “weeds” are actually beneficial to the environment, while other once “desirable” plants have since become a nuisance. Visit The Landing – Minnesota River Heritage Park to explore the fascinating story behind several invasive species and learn how they came to Minnesota. Learn to identify several common invasives, and even help staff with some minor removals. This program is free and open to all ages. Children 11 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.